1+ months

Inpatient Psychiatic Clinical Nurse

Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 20004
\u003Cp class=\u0022fieldValueText\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EA\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003Eb\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003Eout MedStar Georgetown University Hospital:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EMedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis\u0026mdash;caring for the whole person\u0026mdash;MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003EMedStar Georgetown\u0026#39;s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet\u0026reg; nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown\u0026#39;s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EGeneral Summary of Position:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EA nurse is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital\u0026#39;s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cu\u003E5 West Inpatient Psychiatric Unit\u003C/u\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EThe Inpatient Psychiatry Unit (5 West) at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers in-depth evaluation and acute care treatment of the broad range of psychiatric disorders.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E5 West coordinates all patient care through an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, nurses, mental health counselors, occupational and art therapists and case managers.\u0026nbsp; The unit houses a 13-bed, acute care, voluntary adult program and is located on the fifth floor of the Main Building.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003EThe nurses on 5 West organize and implement the daily care for each patient, collaborating with physicians, administering medications, attending the daily interdisciplinary treatment rounds, assessing patients on a continual basis and evaluating the effectiveness of the care.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp class=\u0022fieldValueText\u0022\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EQualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; Bachelor\u0026rsquo;s degree or higher in Nursing preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse upon hire; certification in Basic Life Support.\u0026nbsp; Certification in specialty or related specialty preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEXPERIENCE: To meet unit criteria, at least two (2) years recent acute care experience in the relevant patient care area.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to perform the nursing technologies.\u0026nbsp; Effective verbal and written communication skills.\u0026nbsp; Ability to set priorities and work under stress.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPrimary Duties and Responsibilities:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPRACTICE \u0026 QUALITY\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent, efficient and accountable delivery of nursing care using the nursing process.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrates professional practice utilizing the framework of the professional practice model and is grounded in a culture of safety and quality.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECOMMUNICATION \u0026 COLLABORATION\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicates and collaborates with inter-professional groups to ensure coordination, continuity and safe care.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicates verbal information and documents written and electronic information that reflects the planned and delivered care for patients.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELEADERSHIP\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupports and contributes to the unit, department and organizational goals inclusive of the mission, vision and values.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of inter-professional teams and patients.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDelegates and supervises nursing staff in providing patient care and assumes leadership roles, e.g., charge nurse role.\u0026nbsp; Participates in the development and implementation of quality activities.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EServes as a preceptor or mentor.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EParticipates in professional development activities.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIncorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care delivery.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cb\u003EAbout MedStar Health\u003C/b\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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Posted: 2019-08-23 Expires: 2019-12-13

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Georgetown University Hospital
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