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Registered Nurse - Psychiatry - 7A-7P in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Assumes principle responsibility for totalcare of assigned patients in the respective unit.  Responsible for the processes of assessment,reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the writtenplan of care, implementation of care, and evaluation of care.  Initiates health care training and educationto the patient/family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of SovahHealth - Danville and the Department of Nursing.  Demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs ofthe unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members inmaintaining optimal standards of nursing care. Accountable for the supervision of other licensed and non-licensednursing personnel for assigned unit. Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shiftpatterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care andappropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health - Danvilleon all units.  Responsible for providingcare to all of the patient population with consideration to age –specificityand diagnosis.

Job Requirements

Graduate from a school of professionalnursing.  Previous experience in acutecare hospital setting preferred.  Psychexperience preferred.  Current licensureor eligible as a Registered Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing.Current AHA BLS certification required. Physical Maneuver Training preferred.  

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