Behavioral Health-Psychiatric RN

Wauwatosa, WI

Posted: 05/03/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6230 Skills: Psychiatric

Travel RN: Behavioral Health-Psych
Psychiatric Registered Nurse

Responsibilities:
  • Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Plans and provides nursing care for patients.
  • Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of patients and recommends treatment options.
  • Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.
  • Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.
  • Arranges further medical attention when necessary.
  • Assists the client in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and patients.
  • Test for vital signs of pain and ensures treatments of pain.
  • Documents all patient information on medical charts and follows physician’ s written orders.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient treatments, immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping.
  • Performs administrative assignments such as filing, answering phones, typing, and completing progress notes in the computer system.
  • Provides courteous, high quality service to patients and members of the public by personally responding to requests for service or making appropriate referral.
  • Comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures.

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • 2 years Psych RN/Substance Abuse Unit experience
  • Wisconsin RN License
  • CPI preferred
  • Must be available for Night Shift

$800/week taxable
$1302/week non taxable
$2102/week gross pay
$1942/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at 917-546-7211
Refer a friend for $1000 bonus
At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Samantha Batt

 Avid hiker, backpacker, kayaker and generally outdoorsy. I love helping people, understanding their passion, and connecting them to what they love doing.

I am a Travel Nurse Recruiter, and every day I get the opportunity to connect amazing nurses to incredible assignments!

 

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