The Columbus Organization

Registered Nurse-Inpatient-Youth Unit-Indianapolis-12 Hour Night Shift

Registered Nurse-Inpatient-Youth Unit-Indianapolis-12 Hour Night Shift

 

The Columbus Organization is expanding its team of Registered Nurses in the Great State of Indiana. Interviews now being scheduled for Registered Nurses to serve a Youth Unit at an inpatient mental health facility in Indianapolis, IN. Full time night shift opportunity: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.. 6-month engagement with option to extend.

We welcome you to join our cohesive and collegial team of dedicated professionals at this new state-of-the-art inpatient mental health facility in Indianapolis. Plain and simple it is an exceptional place to work!

The position will serve a Youth Unit serving children 5-12 years old. Capacity 12-13 youth per unit.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Screens patients referring those with major problems to the physician.
  • Prepares and gives medication, controls dosage and administers as prescribed by physicians.
  • Provides first aid to patients in case of injury, accidents, fights and suicide attempts and notifies the physician.
  • Performs complete and routine hospital nursing bed care service and assists the physician in all phases of patient care.
  • Gives new residents inoculations and immunization shots and draws blood for testing purposes.
  • Evaluates patient responses to actual or potential health conditions.
  • Controls violent or disturbed patients or offenders.
  • Contacts patients’ families regarding unusual medical conditions of patients.
  • Directs attendants and coordinates their activities.
  • Develops nursing care plans for individual patients in conjunction with health service personnel including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists.
  • Instructs patients’ families in the care of patients leaving the hospital.
  • Provides guidance and instructions to newer nurses.
  • Designates work assignments to staff of a nursing care unit.
  • Assists in personnel evaluations.
  • Inventories pharmaceutical supplies and requisitions for drugs, supplies and equipment needed on wards.
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The position offers an excellent hourly pay rate complimented by a fully loaded benefits package which includes: medical, prescription card, vision plan, dental insurance, short/long term disability, 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, full malpractice insurance, $50,000 life insurance, $1000 annual CME allowance, and reimbursement for licensure/certification

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Indiana as a Registered Nurse.
  • Specialized knowledge of, and ability to utilize, a full range of accepted professional nursing principles and practices to in-patient care.
  • Pediatric experience required
  • Background in psychiatric nursing a plus
  • Working knowledge of psychology relative to handling and caring for emotionally disturbed patients and those with abnormal mental and behavioral patterns as provided in Nursing Education.
  • Ability to communicate with patients regarding medical and nursing procedures and patients’ conditions.
  • Working knowledge of Indiana State Department of Health laws and regulations pertaining to institutional care of patients.
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If interested please email resume to recruit@columbusorg.com or by faxing to 1-888-379-2524 attention Deb Juliano, Director of Recruitment.

If you have already found the perfect job but perhaps know of someone who is still looking, we do offer a $250 referral bonus for successful referrals.

 

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