Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
- Graduate of an accredited RN program; excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of scope and role of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Mental Health Technician, Patient Care Technician and Unit Clerk
- Two (2) years experience in psychiatric nursing preferred
- A license to practice as a Registered Nurse within the state of Louisiana; Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support and recertified every two years; Current CPI training or completion within 90 days of employment with annual recertification