Report to: Crisis Residential Center Program Director
Provides nursing function on scheduled shift; directs Mental Health Tech activities; ensures safe treatment environment
Hours: PRN scheduled for 12 hour shifts with 30 min meal break; will not leave the facility during breaks.
Duties & Responsibilities
Directs Mental Health Tech activities
Assign shift activities for Mental Health Techs
Assignment meal breaks
Medication storage and administration
Treatment — medical and clinical
Admissions and Discharges
Oversee the nursing / tech part of the admission and discharge process
Complete timely, thorough nursing assessments
Prepares for discharge
Coordinates discharge meeting with clinical staff
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must show ability to work cooperatively with a treatment team; knowledge of a diversity of treatment approaches.
Must complete all sections of SAMA training successfully; must be able to demonstrate on an on-going basis, the ability to bend, squat, lift, etc. as needed to safely participant in restraint procedures.
RN degree with two year psych experience
Genuine respect and concern for residents; able to manage time and assigned work with minimal supervision
Credentials and Experience