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Behavioral Health Charge Nurse (RN)

Company: MIND 24-7
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

REQ NUMBER NUR-21-00007POSITION Behavioral Health Charge Nurse (RN) CATEGORY NursingFULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-ExemptSHIFT Various ShiftsABOUT THE ORGANIZATION About MIND 24-7 MIND 24-7 is fundamentally changing the landscape of accessible behavioral health by offering walk-in crisis mental health and substance abuse services such as Psych Express Care, Psych Crisis Care, and Psych Progressions. MIND 24-7 fills the gap for those seeking help by being available right when they need it - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Using innovations in value-based care models to improve and expand access to care, Mind 24-7 not only enhances quality patient care, but reduces pressure on the system, reducing costly emergency room visits, in-patient treatment, and readmissions for crisis care. To learn more, go to DescriptionThe Behavioral Health Charge Registered Nurse (RN) position oversees the medical, psychiatric, substance abuse and nursing care of individuals served. The Behavioral Health Charge Nurse position also oversees unit staff in clinical matters. The Behavioral Health Charge Nurse will deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. The Behavioral Health Charge Nurse will collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patient, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. Essential Job Functions of the Behavioral Health Charge Nurse include:

  • Supervises the nursing services for designated shift including patient assignments and safety in the facility.
  • Assists leadership with assuring that the delivery of nursing care meets licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Supervises and/or provides nursing treatment and monitoring.
  • Assess patients and documents pertinent information, completing physical and mental health assessments.
  • Performs medication administration as per facility protocol. Accurately record all medication as administered.
  • Assesses, documents, and reports behavioral and medical changes --- Participates in patient treatment planning as part of the multi-disciplinary clinical team.
  • Educates patients on diagnosis, treatment, and medications --- Uses verbal de-escalation and therapeutic interventions to de-escalate patients that are potentially dangerous
  • Can describe and demonstrate thorough knowledge of seclusion and restraint standards and guidelines, including documentation of seclusion and restraint incidents, as required.
  • Can describe and demonstrate thorough knowledge of SafeClinch standards and guidelines, as required.
  • Records all care provided concisely, accurately, and completely, in a timely manner, as per the facility protocol
  • Draw labs and provide wound care as ordered.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Depending on setting, may also float among various clinical services within assigned market, where qualified and competentSupervisory Responsibilies:
    • Direct Reports:
      • Registered Nurse
      • Licensed Practical Nurse
      • Care Coordinator PM21POSITION REQUIREMENTS Minimum Qualifications:
        • Graduated from an accredited Nursing program with Registered Professional Nurse licensure by the state Board of Nursing.
        • Unrestricted license as Registered Professional Nurse through the state Board of Nursing.
        • At least 3 years of psychiatric, behavioral health, or relevant experience.
        • At least 1 year of supervisory experience o Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card Preferred Qualifications:
          • Previous crisis care or emergency room experience
          • Previous experience with state specific court ordered services
          • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MIND 24-7, Phoenix , Behavioral Health Charge Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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