Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Location

Salary Range

$80,000 to $120,000 /year

Description

Hospitals on Incredible Health are actively hiring and accepting applications in the Smithtown, NY area for the following position: Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health. Nurses with experience in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: Behavioral health, Counseling, Intake, Medication side effects, PTSD, Psychosomatic Medication Interactions, Suicide and self harm risk assessment, or Therapeutic nurse/patient relationship.

  • Shift(s) available: night shift and mid shift
  • Job types available: full time and part time
  • Employer features: Cross training, Magnet recognized

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher educational attainment from an accredited program
  • Active and unencumbered Registered Nurse license
  • 1+ years experience working in a behavioral health setting, preferably in an inpatient or outpatient environment
  • Strong understanding of psychotropic medications, their side effects, and proper administration protocols
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards as outlined by the American Nurses Association (ANA)

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial patient assessments and develop individualized care plans in consultation with a multidisciplinary team
  • Administer medications as prescribed and monitor for efficacy and potential side effects
  • Provide emotional and psychological support to patients and their families, using evidence-based therapeutic communication techniques
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions and educational workshops on topics related to mental health and well-being
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure a holistic and integrated approach to patient care, including discharge planning and aftercare support

Benefits:

  • Healthcare coverage: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance

Salary: $80,000 to $120,000 /year

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