RN-Outpatient Mental Health-Per Diem Job

Location
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Posted
Jan 02, 2013
Closes
Feb 28, 2013
Category
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Full Time
RN-Outpatient Mental Health-Per Diem

Job ID: 25659
Department: Regions Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - St Paul 445 Etna St Bldg
Position Type: On Call
Anticipated Work Schedule: On-call. Days, Evenings, Weekends
Shift: Per diem
Hrs/Pay Period: 0

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:

Collaboration with MD/CNS to perform patient centered, safe, effective patient care based on age specific needs of patient population served. Assists the MD/CNS in providing services in telephone triage, providing crisis management, data gathering and supportive services to perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM Qualifications:

Education:

BSN in Nursing

Experience:

Two years in field of psychiatry preferred

Out-Patient clinic experience desirable

Knowledge, Skills

& Abilities:

Basic knowledge of psychiatric skills: must be able to collect data

Accurately and relay all information to MD/CNS for assessment.

Excellent communication skills

Ability to effectively participate on an interdisciplinary treatment team

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with

patients, family members and co-workers

Ability to work independently and make sound decisions

Licensure/Registration/Certification:

State license (MN)

Demonstrates at the time of employment and every two years thereafter

Competency in CPR. The year when demonstration of competency is not required a general review of CPR is required

Additional Information:

Experience working as an RN in a chemical dependancy or mental health area is required.