Trinity Health Advance Practice RN-BHN Per Diem Hours as needed in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Facility: Providence Behavioral Health Hospital Provides psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, medication management and coordination of care for inpatients at Providence Hospital. Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team and coordinates care with other providers and staff.

*PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:*

  • Determines admission legal status and completes written assessment and/or dictated initial psychiatric assessment within 2 hours of admission to inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Completes written and/or dictated psychiatric assessment/consultation within 24 hours of admission to detox floor.
  • Orders laboratory tests, imaging studies, medication and various clinical interventions in coordination with Physician Assistant (PA).
  • Attends team meeting and coordinates development of appropriate problem list and treatment plan for each patient managed.
  • Meets with patient daily on psychiatric units and, as needed, for appropriate monitoring on detox unit. Records progress note and initials billing sheet.
  • Supports treatment team and utilization review in all aspects of patient care, as needed.
  • Assists in providing coverage for medical staff members on vacation or leave.
  • Communicates effectively with families, outside providers and involved agencies.
  • Testifies in commitment hearings.
  • In rotation with other medical staff, assures morning and evening call coverage.
  • Completes medical records in a timely fashion.
  • Provides in-service training on psychiatric issues as requested.
  • Participates in weekly supervision and monthly medical staff meeting.
  • Maintains all required licensures and credentials through the attainment of appropriate continuing education credits.

*REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:*

  • Masters degree in psychiatric nursing; state licensure and certification and DEA required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in assessment and treatment of adult, geriatric and substance use disordered populations.
  • Ability to provide brief and/or emergent psychiatric provider services to children and adolescents.

*WORKING CONDITIONS:*

  • Various inpatient units at Providence Hospital.

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REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
  • Reports to supervising psychiatrist.

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Job Number: 00060829

Location: Holyoke, MA

Organization Name: Mercy Medical Center

Facility: SPMA - Holyoke

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 0