Behavioral Health RN

Watertown, NY 13601

Posted: 04/18/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Behavioral Health Associate Job Number: 6125 Skills: Psychiatric

Travel RN: Behavioral Health

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating, and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards and PrimeCare Medical (PCM) policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the mental health liaison between the medical unit, facility staff and PCM.
  • Serve as the liaison for psychiatric/psychological services outside the facility.
  • Provide input to facility administrator regarding treatment response and progress reports on patients on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Facilitate admission and placement of patients in community Mental Health facilities.
  • Monitor all psychiatric/psychological clinical services provided.
  • Monitor and document treatment response of patients.
  • Ensure that complete, accurate, and timely entries are made for each patient contact.
  • Works with patients’ families to help improve the patient’ s abilities & help them deal with family member’ s mental illness
  • Psychiatric/psychological standards. Application of standards form the basis for Quality Assurance criteria.
  • Assess mental health status of patients who have been referred by a primary treatment provider and review with the psychiatrist/psychologist.
  • All orders and re-orders of medications should be checked and verified to ensure patient does not have medication in the bin to fill the order.
  • Develop and conduct in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar.

Qualifications
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • 1 year of recent Med/Surg or Psych RN experience
  • New York RN License
  • CPI required

$684/week taxable
$1043/week non taxable
$1727/week gross pay
$1556/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at 917-546-7211
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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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