Professional Management Enterprises, Inc.

Registered Nurse
IndianapolisIndiana Direct Hire May 9, 2023
Purpose of Position/Summary:
Directs and coordinates patient care and clinical supervision of Behavioral Health Recovery Attendants primarily on evening/night shift. Assumes responsibility for the ongoing assessment of each patient’s physical and psychosocial status from admission to discharge. This position requires the performance of a full range of nursing care for patients with a wide range of medical diagnosis and varying degrees of illness. Promotes the institution mission of Hope and Recovery.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Prioritizes and organizes the daily care of patients.
  • Makes patient care assignments based upon specific patient needs.
  • Provides ongoing assessment of the patients' physical and psychosocial status from admission to discharge.
  • Directs BHRAs to coordinate the workflow on the unit. Recognizes and defines problems and takes corrective actions.
  • Conducts nursing programs.
  • Serves as a Treatment Plan Coordinator and develops treatment plans in collaboration with other clinical staff (evening shift).
  • Administers medications and treatments according to institution policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements nursing care plans for acute medical problems.
  • Works in collaboration with the unit ADON/Nurse 6/Nursing Supervisor to plan treatment and programs for the unit.
  • Completes medication administration per policy.
  • Completes monthly Nursing progress notes on assigned patients.
  • Provides immediate and effective feedback to employees concerning behavior and performance.
  • Works closely with the ADON, Nurse 6 and unit physician to provide quality care.
  • Communicates with the ADON, Nurse 6 and physician on an ongoing basis to notify them of patient status.
  • Educates patients and family members regarding medication, procedures and treatment goals and objectives.
  • Serves as a patient advocate.
  • Assures that staff follow institution and nursing policies and procedures correctly. Interprets policies and procedures to staff as needed.
  • Carries out nursing care following Client policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Directs care/intervenes with agitated patients.
  • Serves on Nursing and Hospital Committees as assigned.
  • Provides orientation to unit staff as needed.
  • Attends training as assigned and maintains certification in Bridge Building, CPR/AED professional rescuer, and TB.
  • Floating to other units is required.

Job Requirements:
  • Three (3) years’ experience in developmental disability, geriatric, or psychiatric nursing or accredited college training in Nursing.
  • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse License issued by the Indiana Health Professions Bureau required. (Proof of valid license must accompany application.)
  • Proficiency in computer skills and ability to learn other programs used in maintaining the electronic medical records.
  • Good interpersonal skills good verbal and written communication skills.