The Behavioral Health RN manages the nursing care of patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
The tasks and responsibilities include: Performs initial and on-going Nursing Services and Health Assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient. Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status ? Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. E.O.E.