Registered Nurse

Nursing Indianapolis, Indiana


Description

Registered Nurse-Inpatient-Mental Health-Indianapolis-12 Hour Day & Night Shifts 

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 both Youth  and Adult Units at an inpatient mental health facility in Indianapolis, IN.  Full time 12 hour day and night shift opportunities.  

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! 

Columbus offers a highly competitive salary complimented by a fully loaded benefits package which includes:

  • Medical Insurance 
  • Prescription Drug Card 
  • Vision Plan 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Professional Liability Insurance 
  • Short/Long Term Disability 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • 401k Retirement Plan 
  • Reimbursement for Licensure/Certification

Job Responsibilities for RN:

  • 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.

Job Requirements for RN:

  • 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.

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.

 The Columbus Organization
 “Because Everyone Deserves A Meaningful Life” tm
We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer


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