HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse in Falls Church, Virginia

PURPOSE Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting aspects of nursing care He/she will collaborate with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, quality health care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the appropriate life span; possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs; and, have the ability to provide nursing care needed by the pertinent patient group(s). He/she will implement and/or comply with all the policies, procedures and standards of the unit, department and the institution.

Specific Job Functions * Perform accurate patient assessments on admission and ongoing basis. * Demonstrate broad based interviewing skills. * Actively participates in treatment planning process. * Ensures safe medication monitoring * Document accurately to reflect the patient’s response to treatment and interventions. * Transcribe orders accurately. * Provide and document individualized patient /family nursing education. * Demonstrate organizational and delegation skills as charge RN. * Leads psycho educational groups within the RN scope of practice. * Utilizes the program treatment philosophy in all aspects of patient care. * Display professionalism in dealing with customers, staff and clinicians. * Follows all hospital policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS Education: A.A.S. in Nursing required. Bachelors of Science in Nursing and/or ANCC Board Certification in Psychiatric – Mental Health Nursing preferred.

Licensure: Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or compact state.

Certifications: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required. Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required as a part of the general hospital orientation

Experience:One year experience in psychiatric nursing preferred

Title: Registered Nurse

Location: Virginia-Falls Church-Dominion Hospital - Falls Church

Requisition ID: 08409-11399