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RN-Nights (PRN)

Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2021
Requisition ID:  276801
Location: 

Logansport, IN, US, 46947

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness.  Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community. 

 

Salary:

This position's salary will be commensurate based on education and/or experience.  This is a PRN position working a varied schedule.

About the Job:

A Charge Nurse is assigned to the evening or night shift and functions as a patient care coordinator for several clinical units at a state hospital facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Performs Unit Manager administrative functions;
  • Completes assessment of patients;
  • Applies nursing and/or psycho-social care of patients;
  • Provides nursing care of patients;
  • Performs medication administration and related functions to patients. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • License to practice in the State of Indiana as a registered nurse;
  • Specialized knowledge of and the ability to utilize a full range of accepted professional nursing principles and practices;
  • Specialized knowledge of psychiatric nursing, psychology of human behavior and sociology as they relate to individuals, their behavior and condition, families of patients and environmental conditions influencing patient treatment;
  • Working knowledge of Indiana State Department of Health’s laws and regulations pertaining to hospitalized patients;
  • Ability to communicate with patients regarding medical and nursing procedures and patient’s conditions;
  • Ability to coordinate and develop innovative activities and approaches to patient treatment;
  • High degree of skill in providing care and in reacting effectively to emergency situations;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

This is a PRN position with no benefits.

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