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Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Assess, evaluate, and intervene in the bio-psychosocial aspects of late adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their significant others, who are in an acute phase of mental or emotional disturbance. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Mental Health teams at Samaritan Health Services provide a full range of professional mental health services through a team of highly skilled psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required. Healthcare Provider Level BLS required. Other certifications may be required for department specific positions. Minimum of one year recent experience in an acute care setting preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Computer Literacy - Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Ability to operate applications, write software, set up functions, enter data, and manipulate and process information. Critical thinking - Ability to analyze, organize, prioritize and make effective critical decisions. Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Possess skills to make appropriate, independent decisions or seek help appropriately. Ability to initiate proper action and accept responsibility for such actions. Demonstrates professional accountability. Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice. Ability to assess, evaluate and reassess, using the nursing process; the ongoing needs of the patient, patient family and organize resources to meet those needs. Knowledge of role for Code 99. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) WALK - INCLINE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#) 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#) 40 # 60 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds SQUAT Static (hold sec) KNEEL (on knees) PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force) PULL (40 - 60 pounds force) WALK # LEVEL SURFACE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#) 0 # 20 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds SQUAT Repetitive BEND FORWARD at waist PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force) PUSH (20 - 40 pounds force) PULL (0 - 20 pounds force) PULL (20 - 40 pounds force) SIT STAND CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Assess, evaluate, and intervene in the bio-psychosocial aspects of late adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their significant others, who are in an acute phase of mental or emotional disturbance. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Mental Health teams at Samaritan Health Services provide a full range of professional mental health services through a team of highly skilled psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required. Healthcare Provider Level BLS required. Other certifications may be required for department specific positions. Minimum of one year recent experience in an acute care setting preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Computer Literacy - Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Ability to operate applications, write software, set up functions, enter data, and manipulate and process information. Critical thinking - Ability to analyze, organize, prioritize and make effective critical decisions. Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Possess skills to make appropriate, independent decisions or seek help appropriately. Ability to initiate proper action and accept responsibility for such actions. Demonstrates professional accountability. Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice. Ability to assess, evaluate and reassess, using the nursing process; the ongoing needs of the patient, patient's family and organize resources to meet those needs. Knowledge of role for Code 99. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (% of the time) WALK - INCLINE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec) KNEEL (on knees) PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force) PULL (40 - 60 pounds force) WALK LEVEL SURFACE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 20 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds SQUAT Repetitive BEND FORWARD at waist PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force) PUSH (20 - 40 pounds force) PULL (0 - 20 pounds force) PULL (20 - 40 pounds force) SIT STAND CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis , Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health, Healthcare , Corvallis, Oregon

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