Primary Therapist - Registered Nurse

Rochester, New York
Feb 02, 2018
Mar 02, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time

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

STATUS: Full Time 

LOCATION: St. Mary's Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Crisis Stabilization

SCHEDULE: Evenings & Days

  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused
  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Valid NYS RN License

  • 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 family 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, Registered Nurse, Mental Health

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

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