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Registered Nurse (RN) - Psych - Pittsburgh VA

Pittsburgh, PA

Post Date: 11/08/2017 Job ID: 65901 Industry: Nursing

Loyal Source Government Services is currently hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) with Psychiatry experience to work for the VA Healthcare Center in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Requirements:
  • ADN/BSN
  • BLS
  • ANY State License

Qualifications:
  • Ability to utilize bar code medication administration (BCMA) for medication administration and computerized patient record system (CPRS). 
  • Effectively utilizes all aspects of the nursing process to provide optimal nursing care to Acute Psychiatric Care patients. 
  • Practices within the guidelines of the policies, procedures and standards of care/practice relative to Psychiatric Care and the Patient Care Service Line. 
  • Anticipates emergencies, coordinates prevention and responds appropriately to emergency as defined by VAPHS policy. 
  • Demonstrates competence in the completion of core and practice specific procedures. 
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skills, i.e., medication administration, running groups, deescalating techniques, creating a therapeutic milieu, crash cart/defibrillator, EKG.
  • Participates in unit and hospital based quality improvement activities. 
  • Consistently maintains confidentiality and provides patient privacy. 
  • Effectively communicates with health care providers, patients and families. 
  • Uses sound judgment and takes accountability for decisions that impact patient care and unit operations. 
  • Utilizes safe patient handling processes to ensure patient and staff safety. 

For more information, please contact TJ Thurman at 407.591.3102 or through email at t.thurman@loyalsource.com

If you are not interested in this location, please let us know what opportunities you would be interested in as we get new positions throughout the country daily.  Feel free to forward this to anyone who may be interested in working with the military or the VA as a contracted civilian, as we do offer a referral bonus.

For more information, go to our website  www.loyalsource.com  and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.

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