Registered Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse, Psychiatric (12 NEEDS)

Job Summary

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Nationalhcs has several Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions available in Fulton, MO. This position is located at a psychiatric hospital with four treatment units and a total of 449 beds.

Specifics

  • 6-month to 1-year assignments with possible renewal
  • Shifts available:
    • RNs
      • 12-hour shifts from 7a-7p with every other Friday/Saturday/Sunday off
    • LPNs
      • 6:45am-3:15pm
      • 2:45pm-11:15pm
      • 13-1/3 hour shifts 6:45am-8:35pm
  • Currently need 6 RNs and 6 LPNs
  • Must attend facility Orientation
    • 3 day New Employee Orientation
    • 2 days with Nurse Educator
    • 3-5 days Orientation on the Unit with Preceptor
  • Can wear any color scrubs
  • All facility interviews will be conducted via telephone

Description of Work

  • Provide bedside and general nursing care (e.g., take and record pulse, blood pressure, respiration, and temperature, apply dressings and bandages, oxygen and aerosol therapy, catheterizations, bladder irrigations)
  • Provide direct nursing care including physical care and emotional support
  • Provide bedside care including feeding, bathing, bed making, ambulation, and oral hygiene
  • Observe patients to detect deviations from normal conditions
  • Participate in performing nursing assessments to identify the strengths and nursing care needs of patients
  • Participate in developing, implementing, and evaluating nursing plans based on nursing assessment
  • Participate in nursing diagnoses
  • Implement nursing components of the master treatment plan
  • Give medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician
  • Document and describe nursing care provided as well as observations and interventions that contribute to the continuity of care
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Assist a physician with special procedures and treatments
  • Perform other related work as required

Requirements

  • Completion of an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degree program in a recognized school of nursing
  • Active/Clear license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri
  • Active/Clear license to practice as a Practical Nurse in the state of Missouri
  • Psychiatric experience preferred, but not required
  • Direct care experience within the previous year
  • Ability to follow care plans and/or clinical orders
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details