The North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System is recruiting for Registered Nurses, Behavioral Health, to work at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, in the 5 East and 5 West inpatient units. The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center is a tertiary care facility that also serves as an active teaching hospital with an array of specialty services and state-of-the-art technology. Come join our team of healthcare professionals in caring for our Veterans. MAJOR DUTIES-MENTAL HEALTH RN Completes admission assessment, coordinates screening and stabilization, provide a range of stabilization and medical support services, care coordination and discharge planning Conducts ongoing assessments of physical and mental health, following prescriber's orders, managing and administering medications and health teaching and counseling Demonstrates skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for consumer rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential Conducts patient psycho education groups and activity groups Safely administers medications to patients as ordered Ensure patient safety by: Participation in Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team Conferences Projects a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor Directs and manage CNA assignments and patient care Work Schedule: 12-hour shifts, day & night shifts available 7:30 am - 8:00 pm and 0730 pm - 8:00 am Telework: not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.