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At least 12 Months from projected start date
Typically the hours will be 8-4 but they may have to alter for admissions etc. When they are the OD, it is 8-5.
ESH is willing to review and potentially meet anyone, so they are not putting level of experience on this requirement.
Purpose of Position/Summary:
This position works at Evansville State Hospital as a member of the professional medical staff and will abide by medical by-laws and all hospital rules and regulations. Incumbent will work within the scope of their educational preparation and experience and within the guidelines of the state of Indiana Nurse Licensing Board to provide quality professional care to assigned patients and will be eligible for prescription authority. When necessary, the incumbent will assist other health care personnel in responding to and managing emergencies.
Difficulty of Work:
Must possess extensive knowledge of agency programs, policies, procedures, program objectives, consumer needs, federal and state requirements and all related initiatives essential for the management, development and implementation of processes to ensure fiscal integrity. Judgment is needed to effectively recommend and ensure implementation of policies and procedures and the facilitation of complex process changes. Incumbent must be innovative, persuasive, and understand the importance of checks and balances to provide accountability in fiscal matters. Incumbent must use judgment in selecting and applying guidelines consistently to difficult and different problems such as those that may arise from large, complex contracts/accounts. Incumbent must have the ability to identify and recommend resolutions to complex problems or situations regarding fiscal matters.
Incumbent works independently and has final authority (with the collaborative agreement) for care prescribed to assigned patients. May request directions from physician(s) when situations arise that are outside of the scope of practice. Incumbent must ensure that medical care provided is within the State Board of Health Laws and Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations regulations and guidelines. Incumbent is administratively supervised by the Medical Director.
Work is broad in scope involving application of a full range of specialized nursing skills and utilization of professional judgment in collecting, evaluating and acting on subjective and objective medical information. Decisions are sometimes complicated by the psychological condition of the patient (the patient's ability to comprehend and communicate their medical information to the clinician).
Personal Work Relationships:
Incumbent is responsible for developing a rapport with patients and their families in order to provide good patient care. Incumbent must also work with other staff members for the purpose of sharing and gathering information and functioning as part of the interdisciplinary team. Incumbent also serves in a training capacity with patients and, at times, with staff. Incumbent provides clinical direction to nursing staff. Incumbent may refer patients to outside medical providers and will confer with providers regarding diagnosis and possible treatment.
Involves sitting, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, and standing. Ability to perform CPI interventions and CPR is required.
Works in a psychiatric hospital. At times, the incumbent may be required to work different areas on or off grounds. Potential for physical injury related to patient behavior and management of that behavior.
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