Travel RN

Spectraforce

Nashville, Tennessee


22 days ago

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Job Description

Job title: Travel RN
Location:  Nashville,  Tennessee 37209
Duration: 3 months

MENTAL HEALTH NURSES

DAY SHIFT
Work Activities
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates:
  1. Supervises the application of nursing techniques required in care and treatment of patients.
  2. Advises subordinate staff in policies and procedures.
  3. Observes employees as they perform tasks to ensure efficiency in work activities.
  4. Identifies exceptional performance characteristics through employee discussions and personal observations.
  5. Discusses methods to improve performance and motivate employees by discussing employee performance.
  6. Resolves disputes among employees following organizational policies and procedures.
  7. Implements corrective measures to staff for inappropriate actions through discussions, written warnings, and recommendations for suspension or termination. 
Assisting and Caring for Others:
  1. Provides nursing care and procedures according to physicians orders and nursing protocol.
  2. Administers medication according to the physician's orders and protocol.
  3. Evaluates possible side effects and the overall effectiveness of medication.
  4. Performs BLS (Basic Life Support), CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and other emergency responses.
  5. Participates in emergency response setting.
  6. Mental Health monitoring. 
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:
  1. Prioritizes tasks based on importance, urgency, and other scheduled activities. 
Performing Administrative Activities:
  1. Reviews records to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  2. Prepares written work schedules.
  3. Interviews prospective employees to gather information of their work history, training, and education.
  4. Asks questions to assess applicant’s ability to meet job requirements.
  5. Selects applicants to recommend for hiring. 
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others:
  1. Evaluates nursing plan of care and makes adjustment as needed. 
Train and Teaching Others:
  1. Identifies training needs of employees and instruction detailing procedures,  policies, and/or regulations pertaining to a specified area of nursing care operations. 
Scheduling Work and Activities:
  1. Assigns staff to work plans and activities by comparing the patient needs with the staff’s availability, experience, independence, and training. 
Documenting/Recording Information:
  1. Counts and tracks drugs, instruments, and other accountable items.
  2. Records all nursing care in patient files and maintains file systems. 
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:
  1. May maintain health care equipment, supplies, and inventory
 
 
Competencies:
 Dealing with Ambiguity
Decision Quality
Delegation
Organizing
Planning
Conflict Management
Perseverance
Written Communications
Ethics and Values
Integrity and Trust


Knowledge:   
  1.  Knowledge of accepted nursing practices and techniques and complex medical treatments
  2.  Knowledge of applicable laws, policies, procedures, agency administrative directives, regulations and rules
  3.  Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  4.  Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to assess and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
  5.  Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders     
Skills: 
  1. The skill in the application of complex professional nursing techniques
  2. The skill to demonstrate critical thinking techniques to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  3. The skill to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  4. The skill to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  5. The skill to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
  6. The skill to monitor/ access performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  7. The skill to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  8. The skill to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems
  9. The skill to adjust actions in relation to others' actions
  10. The skill to being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
  11. The skill to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  12. The skill to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one 
 Abilities: 
  1. The ability to function independently without close/continuous supervision
  2. The ability to manage change
  3. The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
  4. The ability to communicate (verbally and written) information and ideas
  5. The ability to assess and monitor healthcare outcomes
  6. The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem
  7. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
  8. The ability to multitask between two or more activities or sources of information
  9. The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
  10. The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing
  11. The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
  12. The ability to see under low light conditions
  13. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  14. The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
  15. The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/hr.

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