RN Psychiatric

RN Psychiatric

02 May 2024
Nebraska, Lincoln, 68501 Lincoln USA

RN Psychiatric

Location: Lincoln, NE Specialty: PsychHours: 40Shift: AM, PM, NOCDuration: 13 weeks; every other weekend requiredStart date: 6/24/2024Requirements: At least 1 year of psych experience (memory care doesn't count) The Psychiatric/Mental Health (PMH) Registered Nurse,requires a wide range of nursing, psychosocial, and neurobiological expertise.PMH nurses promote well-being through prevention and education, in addition tothe assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health and substance usedisorders. The nurse demonstratesability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner anddemonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination ofpatient care. The PMH RN works in avariety of settings and provides comprehensive care to individuals, families,and communities when applicable. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care in a psychiatric facility setting

Partners with individuals to achieve their recovery goals

Provides health promotion and maintenance

Conducts intake screening, evaluation, and triage

Provides case management

Teaches self-care activities

Administers and monitors psychobiological treatment regimens

Practices crisis intervention and stabilization

Engages in psychiatric rehabilitation and intervention

Educates patients, families, and communities

Coordinates care within interdisciplinary teams

Evaluates signs and symptoms indicating physiologic andpsychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient carerequirements

Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patientenvironment

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes inpsychiatric and medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursinginterventions

Has strong awareness and understanding of suicideprevention

Understands community resources and outpatient programs formental health and substance use disorders

Adheres to Facility/Client procedures and protocols at alltimes

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse Licensure in-state practicing

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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