HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Psychiatric Nurse (RN)-Assessment and Admission in Chattanooga, Tennessee

_Parkridge Valley Hospital__–__Chattanooga, TN_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – Assessment - Respond_ __ Parkridge Valleyoffers the most comprehensive mental health and chemical dependency services in the region. With programs available for children, adolescents and adults, services are provided with a variety of treatment options to best accommodate the individual patient- from inpatient care, to partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient care.

Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent Campusis a 108 bed facility with 84 beds being acute and sub-acute and 24 beds dedicated to our Residential Treatment Center which is a center for children in state custody.

Parkridge Valleyis currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – Assessment - Respondfor ourChild and Adolescent Campus Part Time

_Responsibilities:_ * Performs initial and on-going physical and psychosocial assessment according to accepted standards of nursing practice. * Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. * Carries out physician orders. * Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. * Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient. * Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients. * Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. * Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Instructs and educates patients and families. * Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

_Qualifications:_ * TN RN license required. * Qualified by education and experience in the care of psychiatric patients. * 2 years of psych experience preferred* * Graduate of an accredited RN program required. * Must complete BLS and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Certification within 6 months of hire

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Psychiatric Nurse (RN)-Assessment and Admission

Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge Valley Hospital

Requisition ID: 00584-13509