Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

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Location
Rochester, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 30, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SUMMARY

As a Behavioral Health RN, you will utilize your nursing skills to care for persons with psychiatric disorders, medical/psychiatric comorbidities and/or chemical addictions and life stressors.  The Behavioral Health Nurse promotes recovery and self-directed health care with all patients.   

STATUS: Part Time

LOCATION: Greece

DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency Inpatient

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening/Weekday/Weekend

ATTRIBUTES
  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused
  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Diploma or AS Degree in Nursing required, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Valid NYS RN License, One (1) year of RN experience preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Patient Care. Demonstrates respect for patients' rights by maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information; maintains a safe and therapeutic milieu and provide patient education and instruction through individual and group modality
  • Communication. Provides medical case management and communication with referral sources
  • Evaluation & Documentation. Demonstrates effective assessment skills that identify common physiological and psychological needs, perception and expectations of patient in regards to immediate and long term care; is alert to problems, needs or changes in patient condition and initiates prompt reporting and documents data in the medical record and assists with follow-up care

KEYWORDS: #Nurse, Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency

EDUCATION

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran