Job Summary: Provides indirect patient care in the Geriatric Psychiatric setting. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records in the Geriatric Psychiatric Unit. Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards.
- Prepares medical records for new admissions and discharged patients.
- Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, co-workers and physicians.
- Orders supplies.