FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fairfield, CA, USA
  • Full Time

 

 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health job in Fairfield, California. 

The Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health Job Overview:

  • Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate. 
  • Assesses patients. Uses the nursing process as a basis for professional practice. Demonstrates proper preparation of patients for treatments and procedures 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, to perform accurate documentation both written and electronically, effective leadership and coordination skills and be able to perform under stress 
  • Effectively communicates plans/actions and collaborates with a diverse healthcare team for the benefit of the patient, family and organization. Effectively educates patients and families regarding involvement in the plan of care, promotion of self-care, management of symptoms, and follow-up care. 
  • Maintains accountability for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel. 
  • Possesses a good foundation in organization and prioritization. 
  • Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services. 
  • Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety in accordance with regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives. 
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team approach to ensure quality, timely, and ethical care. 
  • Develops psychiatric nursing care plans. 
  • Participates in delivery of psychotherapy to individuals, family and groups.
  • Assesses, coordinates, facilitates, delivers and evaluates care for infant to geriatric patients using the nursing process. Synthesizes information and makes appropriate clinical decisions using a wide variety of data sources, specifically patient response, physician and nurse progress notes, interdisciplinary consultations, results of tests/procedures, and applicable guidelines and standards.

 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • Associates Degree of Nursing

  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • RN Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license. Any U.S. state honored. 

  • 24 months of experience within the last 48 months in psychiatric/mental health nursing

  • Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, disease process, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience to acutely ill pediatric, adult and geriatric patients as appropriate

  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to the unit population to include all ages of the spectrum from pediatrics to geriatrics.

  • Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required.

  • Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.

  • Proficient in mental health nursing process, individual and family dynamics in health and during illness; individual and group modalities; theories of personality development, human behavior, psychopathology, diagnosis, pharmacology, psychotherapies as well as the physiological response to alcohol and drug abuse withdrawal.

  • Proficient in the laws, regulations and ethical standards pertaining to psychiatric nursing. 

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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