Corrections RN: Behavioral Health-Psych

Romulus, NY

Posted: 05/02/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6213 Skills: correctional

Corrections RN: Behavioral Health-Psych

  • 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 inmates/patients on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Facilitate admission and placement of inmates/patients in forensic and community Mental Health facilities.
  • Monitor all psychiatric/psychological clinical services provided.
  • Monitor and document treatment response of inmate/patients.
  • Ensure that complete, accurate, and timely entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
  • Work in harmony with mental health agency and legal system.
  • psychiatric/psychological standards. Application of standards form the basis for Quality Assurance criteria.
  • Assess mental health status of inmate/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 inmate/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.
  • Keep facility administrator and HSA informed at all times of problem areas.
  • Actively assist with the detection and prevention of inmate/patient suicide.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • 1 years Psych RN/Substance Abuse Unit experience
  • New York RN License
  • CPI required
  • Must be available for Night Shift

$720/week taxable
$1043/week non taxable
$1763/week gross pay
$1619/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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