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Staff Nurse-PerDiem

Bay Cove Human Services

909 Sumner Street

Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072

Web: http://www.baycove.org/jobs



How to apply:

Contact: Margaret Chapin

Title:

Phone: 617-371-3097

Email: mchapin@baycove.org

Fax:



Job Description

Responsible for care of patients on unit.
Monitor vital signs.
Assess changes in patient conditions.
Medicate PRN, according to standing orders.
Telephone and initial screening of all patients for admission, obtaining an as medically accurate history as possible.
Keep accurate nursing notes describing patients' physical conditions and activities.
Record all medications.
Supervision of orderlies.
Narcotic count at beginning and end of shift.
Thorough and accurate report of patients' status to be given to oncoming shift.
Report unusual events to Nurse Manager, or Program Director.
Observe for signs and symptoms of medication toxicity in the dually diagnosed.
Condition checks every hour and more frequently as required in the disorganized and suicidal client.
Set appropriate limits with special attention to the severely disorganized client.
Participate in ongoing discharge planning with counseling staff and administrators.

Qualifications

Required

Responsible for care of patients on unit.
Monitor vital signs.
Assess changes in patient conditions.
Medicate PRN, according to standing orders.
Telephone and initial screening of all patients for admission, obtaining an as medically accurate history as possible.
Keep accurate nursing notes describing patients' physical conditions and activities.
Record all medications.
Supervision of orderlies.
Narcotic count at beginning and end of shift.
Thorough and accurate report of patients' status to be given to oncoming shift.
Report unusual events to Nurse Manager, or Program Director.
Observe for signs and symptoms of medication toxicity in the dually diagnosed.
Condition checks every hour and more frequently as required in the disorganized and suicidal client.
Set appropriate limits with special attention to the severely disorganized client.
Participate in ongoing discharge planning with counseling staff and administrators.

Additional Info

Details

  • Specialty: Other
  • Salary Range:
  • Schedule: Per Diem
  • Term: Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Posting Date: 02.07.2018
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