WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Staff Nurse / IP Psych / Part Time, 24 Hours, Evenings

Job Location US-CT-Norwalk
Date Posted 6 months ago(8/17/2017 3:13 PM)
Standard Hours
Part Time 24 Hour
Evening 8
Work Schedule
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Psychiatric Patient Unit CP3 WCHN 885

Job Summary

The primary function of the Staff Nurse is to provide assessment and treatment of patients.  Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, the Staff Nurse

  • Elicits a comprehensive medical history and completes the admission assessment
  • Documents detailed information incorporating the plan of care, interventions and outcomes reflecting the patient’s physical, mental and emotional status
  • Assesses the patient prior to administering medications noting allergies, parameters, potential side effects, effectiveness and intervening as needed
  • Conducts walking rounds for shift report and introductory rounds with assigned patients at the beginning of the shift
  • Assumes role of charge nurse demonstrating independent problem solving, decision making, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Attends to unit staffing needs in relation to acuity and census in a pro-active manner.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) required
  • Current State of CT RN license required
  • BLS required

Additional Job Requirements



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