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Registered Nurse -Psychiatric Consult - BH Referral Center (Casual FTE)

Essentia Health
Duluth

Job Description

Responsible for organizing and providing care to patients through the process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel based upon their licensure, preparation, and job descriptions. Contributes to the meeting of the mission and goals of the facility and Essentia, and meets the requirements of the Joint Commission if applicable and/or other federal, state, and local regulatory or accrediting agencies.

Qualifications

Minimum of four years experience as a psychiatric nurse, including experience working as a psychiatric nurse in an emergency department setting, with a working knowledge regarding a broad spectrum of mental health/behavioral conditions and their respective multi-modal interventions.
Demonstrates an understanding of the significant connection between medical and psychological conditions and thus has an ability to view a patient in a holistic manner
Possesses experience and effectiveness with de-escalation of acute crises and behavioral exacerbations. Will complete and maintain CPI training upon hire.
Possesses knowledge of psychiatric medications, their indications, interactions, and side effects.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Current nursing licensure in state(s) of employment
BLS certification within 1 month

FTE:
0

Shift Rotation:
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time:
variable

Shift End Time:
variable

Weekends:
Yes

Holidays:
No

Call Obligation:
No

Union:
Miller Dwan MNA RNs (MDRN)

Union Posting Deadline:
05/4/2018 11pm

Employment Type

Part time

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