State Psych Hospital RN
- 0Apr 18, '12 by AtivanRxPlzHello, I'm considering working for a state facility and have a few questions. Do any of you work at a state psychiatric hospital facility for violent offenders? What are the standard safety policies (i.e. not being alone with a patient)? Also, being a state run institution, do you run into staffing issues as a nurse?
Please let me know anything helpful that an outsider should be clued in on.
- 0Apr 19, '12 by cfaithAll psych hopsitals have the potential for violent pts. I would ask about the rate of violence this hopsital has had to deal with in the past year. Balance this with the cencus and staff ratio. I would also wonder about the policy on restictive intrventions and training they require practice there.