Psych travel RN needed in Bloomington, Indiana
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Shifts: 7 Night shift: 6pm-6:30am, 1 Day shift: 6am-6:30pm
Number of openings: 8
The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered professional nurse who
delivers, coordinates, & evaluates patient care through
collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with
the nursing process & the STANDARDS of care & practices.
The Staff Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge & skills
necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial,
educational, safety & related criteria, appropriate to the age of
the patients served
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of psychiatric & medical nursing procedures
Knowledge of Mental Health Laws & Child Abuse/Neglect/Maltreatment
Skill in organizing & prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
Skill in telephone etiquette & paging procedures.
Effective oral & written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients & co-workers.
Ability to adhere to safety policies & procedures.
Ability to use good judgment & to maintain confidentiality of
Ability to work as a team player.
Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience &
Ability to accept direction & adhere to policies & procedures.
Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various
patient age groups (adolescent, adult & geriatric).
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
Ability to react calmly & effectively in emergency situations.
Knowledge of basic customer service principles
Physical, Mental and Special Demands:
Ability to sit & stand (one-third of the shift) & walk (two-thirds
of the shift).
Ability to reach above, or below waist height, kneel, bend, stoop,
turn, twist & throw (occasionally to frequently).
Ability to see well enough to read charts, treatment plans &
Ability to hear well enough to detect noise on the unit & have the
ability to discern odors.
Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts from 100 to 200
Ability to frequently lift & carry 10 lbs.; occasionally 20 to 50
Ability to manipulate small & large tools (electric thermometer,
telephone, wheelchair, blood pressure cuffs, walkers, paper punch,
addressograph, restraints, staplers, EKG machine, copy machine,
Ability to spend 95% of the work day inside in temperature varying
from 60 to 90 degrees F., where noise levels range from low to high
& the ability to spend 5% of the work day outside in temperature
varying from 30 to 110 degrees F.
Ability to frequently Handle hazardous/infectious waste.
Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently
used for cleaning, where medical & electrical hazards may
occasionally be present & where dust, mist & steam are frequently
generated in housekeeping tasks.
Ability to work at a rapid pace & perform a verity of repetitive
Ability to response to exposure to blood & body fluids.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Other Work Aides:
Medical & nursing equipment & supplies.
Telephone & paging systems.
Policies, procedures, plans & program manuals.
Medication Administration Record
Blood Pressure Cuff
Bachelor's Degree - Desired
CPI preferred per facility - Highly desired
CPR certification & Handle with Care training - Required
Currently licensed to practice by the Indiana State Board of
Nursing. - Required
Experience in a psychiatric health-care facility - Desired: 2
Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing -
MAB preferred per facility - Highly desired
Must pass a medication administration exam. - Required
Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing
required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Required for Onboarding
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