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As a nurse with Correct Care Solutions (CCS), you will have the opportunity to practice patient care the way youA?ve always wanted. Our nurses enjoy competitive pay and benefits in an autonomous though supportive work environment. Numerous growth opportunities are available to our nurses while feeling that they are continually using their nursing skills and abilities. As a CCS Nurse, youll treat patients who typically go without access to health care. For patients that reside in a corrections or psychiatric hospital environment, the friendly, compassionate and nonjudgmental interaction that you provide can be a highlight in their day. If your passion is to make a difference, join CCS today.Our Registered Nurse (RN) performs the functions of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care for the assigned patients on the unit during a shift. As a charge nurse, the RN is responsible for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment and for the promotion of collaboration with all members of the health care team. The primary goal for the RN is to ensure positive patient care outcomes are achieved. The RN works with other members of the health care team, family and/or caretakers to provide compassionate care to the patient. After orientation and skills validation is required to float to other patient care areas as needed to ensure appropriate staffing level and mix to provide safe, high quality nursing care.Education:Graduation from an accredited School of NursingBSN qualification and nursing specialty certification preferredExperience:One to three (1:3) years experience in acute and/or psychiatric/forensic settings preferredLicenses/Certifications:Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of practice, or be eligible for same through reciprocity with other statesEnsures the performance and documentation of a comprehensive psychosocial and physical assessment of the patient with data gathered through interview, observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation and reports.Determines patient problems, age:based needs, desired outcomes and nursing interventions based on the assessment. The written plan of care will include clinical, teaching and discharge components.Implements the interventions defined in the plan of care so that desired outcomes can be achieved. The RN will ensure appropriate patient and health education. The RN will individualize interventions with consideration of patientA?s age; ensure the documentation of all interventions. The RN will delegate appropriate interventions to other team members.Provides oversight for licensed practical nurses performing nursing duties each shift. Reviews documentation of nursing care, reviews administration of medication and evaluates treatments provided to patients as ordered.Evaluates nursing outcomes and makes revisions to the nursing plan of care as required. The RN will ensure the reassessment of the patient in accordance with departmental policy.Leads and participates in performance improvement initiatives for the unit.Aggregates and analyzes information related to nursing practice to identify trends. Participates and performs in nursing peer review to evaluate quality of nursing care. Practices principle of risk management, safety and infection tervenes in and reports directly in situations which are immediately harmful to the patient. Ensures the completion of all required documentation related to incidents or situations in which an unusual event has occurred.Works directly with the nursing supervisor to coordinate all patient care activities for the unit. Appropriately assigns patient care duties to staff based on patient acuity.Utilizes appropriate interpersonal skills when collaborating with organizational health care team members.Participates in utilization review, discharge planning and case management to ensure appropriate level of care and utilization of resources.Accurately transcribes medical o

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