RN Ambulatory Psychiatry
Requisition #: 186868
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 8, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
Coordinates and collaborates Health Suite services with other RN and PCT staff for all of Community Psychiatry, both Adult and Child patients.
Manages Injection clinics, assuring medication orders are current, ordering and storing of medication, accepting and monitoring of medication delivered by pharmacies or patients/families.
Administers IM and oral medications, and assists with inhalants administration with both adults and children.
Assists in requests for medication refills, including from pharmacies, and in requesting prior authorizations from insurance companies, coordinating information with patient’s treatment teams.
Takes vital signs on patients when urgently needed or when requested by physician or clinical staff or in absence of PCT assigned to routine vital signs.
Provides brief medical triage assessments for disposition and minor first aid for children.
Initiates independent nursing interventions when appropriate for patients, coordinating information with clinical team, documenting same.
Provides medication and illness/health promotion education on a case by case basis, or in a group as assigned.
Oversees maintenance of medical equipment/supplies and health education materials in Health Suite, the Child health room, and waiting areas.
Previous office/ambulatory nursing is ideal.. If you've worked in outpatient psychiatry, ambulatory care, home care for patients with mental health needs, or acute psych, please call 410-550-1234 and ask for Deborah. Autonomy, day shift, and a 40-hour work week are attractive perqs of this job.
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