Child Psych Specialist (36 hours) - Variable (day/eve/night every other weekend)
Washington, DC 
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Job Description
Description

Responsible for the implementation of nursing care for a child or group of children and their families from admission through discharge, under the direct supervision of the registered nurse.

Qualifications Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree is required, preference given to degrees in psychology or other human services field (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Display calm, accepting, problem solving attitude with patients and families

Required Licenses and Certifications
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS) (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Implement Therapeutic Milieu
  • Implement schedule of activities.
  • Co-lead/lead patient groups.
  • Implement individual Treatment Plans.
  • Implement time outs and seclusion protocols.
  • Maintain safety for patients, families and staff through continuous assessment and vigilant adherence to all safety protocols and plans.
Assists patients with ADLs
  • Assist with general hygiene, rest, activity, and nourishment.
  • Work with patients to foster developmentally appropriate self care.
  • Provide appropriate classroom accommodations for children with physical disabilities.
  • Administer care to the medically ill child under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Administers educational services to all children and adolescents hospitalized on the inpatient psychiatric unit
  • Administer educational assessments.
  • Provide individualized assignments for the patients based on their academic levels.
  • Administer unit behavioral protocols in the classroom setting.
Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Primary Location: District of Columbia-Washington
Work Locations:
CN Hospital (Main Campus)
111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington 20010
Job: Administrative Support / Customer Service
Organization: Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med
Position Status: R (Regular) - FT - Full-Time
Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: day/eve/night every other weekend
Job Posting: May 22, 2024, 8:33:25 PM

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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