Travel Nurse RN - Psychiatric - $1,369 per week
Company: NurseFly Travel Nursing
Posted on: November 10, 2019
NurseFly Travel Nursing with Travel Nurse Across America is seeking
a psychiatric travel nurse for a travel nursing job in Shreveport,
- Specialty: Psychiatric
- Discipline: RN
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: 13 weeks
- 36 hours per week
- Shift: Nights.
Additional information: TNAA Job ID #332775. Pay package is based
on 36.0 hours per week (subject to confirmation). BLS required.
We're looking for Psychiatric Nurses for an immediate travel nurse
opening in Shreveport, LA. The right RN should have 1-2 years
recent psychiatric nursing experience. Read below for more
requirements. As a Psychiatric nurse, you'll work under general
supervision to provide professional nursing care for those with
emotional disturbances or mental illnesses in Behavioral Health and
Recovery Services. The Psychiatric Nurse also collaborates with
clinical and case management staff to coordinate care and assist in
patient treatment planning.
As a Psychiatric Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform
the following tasks:
Conduct intake assessments through interviews with patients and
relatives to gather case history, and complete physical and mental
Observe and report patient behavioral changes. Assist patients in
understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting
the need for treatment.
Document all patient information on medical charts and follow
physician's written orders while maintaining patient
Plan nursing care for patients by providing nursing diagnosis of
the medical and emotional status of patients and recommending
Consult with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in
designing appropriate treatment plans for patients.
Administer and record reactions to psychotropic drugs and other
medications, arranging further medical attention when
Assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and
patients. Test for pain vital signs and ensure appropriate pain
treatment is administered.
Maintain accurate records and documentation of patient treatments,
immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical
Perform administrative assignments such as filing, answering
phones, typing, and completing electronic progress notes.
Psychiatric Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long
periods of time, carry up to 20 pounds of weight, as well as bend,
lean and stoop without difficulty. Moving or lifting of patients
may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the
unpredictable nature of psychiatric and emotional disturbances,
Psychiatric RNs must possess excellent coping and stress management
skills and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds
while maintaining proper patient - clinician boundaries.BLS
required.At Travel Nurse Across America, we take pride in doing
things differently. We place our nurses on high-paying assignments
in exciting locations across the country, but it's our service
before, during and after your assignment that sets us apart. Our
dedicated, supportive staff understands how stressful preparing for
a travel assignment can be, and that's why we put our experience to
work for you to remove the headaches and send you smoothly on your
Across our recruiting, clinical, quality assurance, payroll and
housing teams, we promise to go out of our way to offer you an
exceptional customer service experience. You may be a temporary
employee of the facilities you serve, but when you travel with us,
you become a permanent part of the TNAA family!
Some of the benefits you receive with TNAA:
- Low Census ProtectionTM - We pay for the number of hours you've
agreed to work in your contract, regardless of changing needs of
the hospital due to low census.
- Paid Sick Leave - Sick leave begins accruing from your first
day, and you're eligible to use it after 90 days of
- Travel Reimbursement - We offer up to $1,000 in travel expense
- Your Way is Paid - TNAA pays for all costs associated with
getting the licenses and certifications needed for your
- Housing - Get the most out of your housing subsidy with our
Easy Stay program or utilize our company provided housing.
- Insurance - We offer liability, vision, dental and health from
Cigna, available from day one.
- Multiple Bonus Opportunities We offer extension, rebook and
completion bonuses. We also offer TNAA Boost Pay and referral
- More of what we offer can be viewed on our website at,
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