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Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatric

Company: Wellpath
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) Compensation Range $38 - $42 / hour You Matter Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunities Join us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and training Perks and Benefits In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: --- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! --- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans Why Us Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved. If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time. How you make a difference The Psychiatric Registered Nurse will work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA)/Program Manager (PM) or higher medical professional to develop, initiate and coordinate patient care plans in a psychiatric setting. They will collaborate with the healthcare team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality psychiatric care to patients. Key Responsibilities Utilize the nursing process to provide quality patient care by completing assessments, analyzing data, and administering medication according to established standards.--- Respond to psychiatric emergencies, assess for suicide ideation, and manage appropriate risk levels.--- Communicate with healthcare staff regarding patient mental health status, document findings in patient health records, and provide crisis intervention and counseling as required.--- Coordinate activities of assigned shift, respond to intake area requests, and maintain a clean, safe, and secure working environment.--- Initiate lifesaving measures, identify medical emergencies, and arrange transportation to hospital as needed. Additionally, may participate in interviewing and training new staff and be responsible for evaluating and training direct reports. Qualifications & Requirements Education Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Experience 3+ years' working in a psychiatric nurse role Previous correctional/detention facility experience At least two years' experience providing treatment to adults with various mental health disabilities Licenses/Certifications Current (and must maintain) unrestricted RN license in state of practice Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Certification, i.e. via ANCC, or has completed required hours and is in process of testing for certification Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA Additional Details - Candidate Facing Shift hours: 2100 - 0700. Colorado Springs RNs: "NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family and make a difference everyday providing care to society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, we get it, it is ours too. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with your own. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever we grow - one patient at a time." We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

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