Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health - Fairfield CA
Full Time Shift Work
Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric/Mental Health - Fairfield CA 94535
Department: West Region
Location: Fairfield, CA 94535
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Serving America's military family by aligning exceptional healthcare workers with rewarding career opportunities.
URGENT: We are potentially hiring a qualified civilian Registered Nurse Psychiatric/Mental Health to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at David Grant Medical Center located on Travis AFB in Fairfield CA 94535.
Status: Full time
Schedule: Mon-Sun, 14/12 hour shift per 28 days. On-Call: 2 days of call per 28 days cycle with the possibility of working up to the full 12 hours if called in. 6:45 a.m.-7:15 p.m. (day shift) or 6:45 p.m.-7:15 a.m. (night shift)
Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
• Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
• 401(k) Plan
The Registered Nurse Psychiatric/Mental Health must have the following qualifications:
Degree: Associates Degree in Nursing.
Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior-Military (PMDB-M) but will be certified and trained at the MTF after hire; unless the applicant has a valid PMDB-M certification from another location.
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
Experience: 24 months of experience within the last 48 months in psychiatric/mental health nursing.
Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, disease processes, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience to acutely ill, adult, and geriatric patients as appropriate.
Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to the unit population. Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in inpatient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required.
Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of a patient’s condition including nursing assessment/reassessment, planning, interventions, evaluation, outcomes, patient/family teaching, and follow-up care. Assesses, coordinates facilitates, delivers, and evaluates care for patients using the nursing process.
Synthesizes information and makes appropriate clinical decisions using a wide variety of data sources, specifically patient response, physician and nurse progress notes, interdisciplinary consultations, results of tests/procedures, and applicable guidelines and standards.
Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry, and automated medical records.
Proficient in mental health nursing process, individual and family dynamics in health and during illness; individual and group modalities; theories of personality development, human behavior, psychopathology, diagnosis, pharmacology, psychotherapies as well as the physiological response to alcohol and drug abuse withdrawal.
Proficient in the laws, regulations, and ethical standards pertaining to psychiatric nursing.
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Due to contractual obligations with the DoD, Health Care Workers performing under this contract must either be a U.S. citizen, or as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship, and Immigration Services, either a noncitizen national of the United States, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or alien authorized to work in the United States.
You will love being part of the Matrix family of Providers whose focus since day one has been selflessly giving back to our hard-working and devoted military servicemen and women. Matrix Providers has always been a proud veteran-owned company and military family supporter and is a staunch ally of our active-duty and veteran service providers.
Locations: California (CA)