Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center is attuned to the healthcare issues that matter to the people of North Brooklyn. Woodhull focuses on preventing disease and promoting healthy lifestyles by reaching out to the community at 15 convenient locations. Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center is a non-smoking facility.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in multidisciplinary meetings (i.e. daily morning rounds, and treatment team planning), in-service training - by unit, department, and discipline.
Communicates with peers and colleagues in a professional manner, and utilizes hand-off communication to relay pertinent patient information.
Assesses patient for suicidal ideation and reports same to psychiatrist and other treatment team members.
Obtains specimens and performs waive-testing including glucose finger sticks, phlebotomy, and EKG.
Assess, plan and implement nursing care. Coordinates care needs of the patient including clinical appointments.
Guide unlicensed staff in patient care activities (i.e. community meetings, small group patient meetings, use of seclusion and suicide precautions, elopement risks).
Provide a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient.
Assess and monitors patients in restraints or seclusion as per departmental guidelines.
Participates in patient satisfaction activities and communicates with patient and family in a respectful manner.
Monitor and records patient's reaction to medications and behavioral treatment.
Ensure safety of patients going off unit or offsite to diagnostic, legal or therapeutic activities.
Support efforts for affirmative patient outcomes and positive patient perception of care.
Participates in patient-family conferences, and provides patient and family education regarding treatment, medications and care after discharge.
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