RN/LVN/LPT- SD County Psychiatric Hospital

  • Company:
    UNI Health Care Recruiters
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Job Description

United Nursing International Health Care provides facilities nationwide with quality, experienced caring nurses and allied healthcare professionals. UNI has been providing healthcare facilities with supplemental, per diem, contract and travel healthcare professionals since 1986. We provide our clients with staffing and management support services 24 hours per day 7 days a week.

We are currently seeking enthusiastic, committed and experienced RN's, LVN's and LPT's to join our organization.

 

Now hiring for the following positions:

 

• Registered Nurses (RN)

• Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)

• Licensed Psychiatric Technicians (LPT)

 

The Psychiatric Nurse facilitates optimal health care for clients in conjunction with and under the license of prescribers by providing skilled health care to clients while addressing, referring and clarifying medical concerns including administration and education regarding medication and a range of health issues. This position will triage and collaborate with outside healthcare providers and staff.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

•Ensures continuity of psychiatric care through provisions of services including discharge and referral
•Triages healthcare situations to determine needed level of intervention in crisis situations
•Verifies and carries out prescriber orders
•Records changes in medications, laboratory tests and prescriber recommendations
•Communicates current psychiatric medication orders, missed medications or other pertinent psychiatric information with clients, prescribers and nursing staff, clinicians, and family members as appropriate
•Administers medications, including injections, and educates clients regarding medications (risks, benefits and side effects and medication compliance)
•Maintains thorough, accurate and timely documentation of the provision of services, assessments, evaluations, and progress toward the completion of clients’ treatment goals consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
•Facilitates the completion of medical tests or re-tests as referred or ordered, including drawing blood, obtaining urine and running basic lab tests on portable lab devices
•Acts as liaison between the prescribers and outside healthcare providers, including transfer of ongoing medical or psychiatric care to PCP’s

 

Qualifications:

•Active CA RN/LVN license
•At least 1 year relevant work experience as a licensed Registered Nurse required
•Minimum of one (1) year experience in psychiatric nursing required
•Current CPR card required
•Excellent knowledge and skills in current psycho-pharmacology, psychiatric diagnosis, recovery principles, motivational interviewing, and psychiatric intervention preferred

The San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital is located at:

3853 Rosecrans St.
San Diego, Ca. 92110

 

Shift times available:

7am-7:30pm

7pm-7:30am

Pay ranges between $19-$34/hour depending upon position.

 

Optional Full-time, Part-Time or Per Diem position

 

Benefits and Perks for UNI Nurses:

 

Weekly Pay – We manage payroll in-house meaning fast turn-around and easy access to your earnings, as well as payroll support at your finger tips

 

Same Day Pay- available for all UNI Licensed Nurses

 

Paid Training and Orientations Offered to All New Hires – feel confident with starting something new and certain of your new position role(s)

 

Flexible Scheduling – part-time or full-time; AM, PM and NOC shifts currently available

 

Masterbooking – Know you're schedule for one month + in advance as a UNI per diem nurse

 

Ongoing Training and Development- to assure UNI staff are equipped with the necessary tools to be successful at every healthcare facility staffed at – We assist our staff with managing credentials and keeping compliance at all times through automated reminders, clinic referrals and courses as necessary

 

Accredited by The Joint Commission – UNI upholds its employees' to the highest standards of ethics and patient care — Be a part of a team that truly cares and emphasizes the importance of care and treatment of our patients!

 

If you meet the above qualifications, we welcome you to apply. Qualified applicants will be contacted within 48 hours.

 

We look forward to working with you!

Company Description

UNI Health Care Recruiters has been a strong force successfully staffing Per Diem throughout the United States for over 38 years. Our Travel Division is a new and enthusiastic team and we are growing very quickly. We are looking to expand our travel division with committed, passionate, team players that share in the excitement we consistently contribute to our organization. We take pride in knowing our healthcare providers as well as our client facilities so come join our success!