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Position : Behavioral Health Registered Nurse

 Completes nursing assessment of patient and documents appropriately into patient chart.  

Develops and reviews and revises a plan of care, including a discharge plan, based upon the assessment of patient's needs.  

Implements medical and nursing orders per plan of care and documents appropriately.  

Evaluates patient's response to care. 

Engages in patient and family teaching as appropriate.

Oversees staff assigned for providing patient care.

Collaborates with leadership to assure the integration of the ANA’s Scope & Standards of Practice, assuring that these standards are identified as the measurement criteria for nursing practice on the unit.

Unit specific orientation and ongoing training and competencies are assigned based on department role, scope of services, and organizational standards.  

Documents training and competencies in electronic format.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. 

They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.