Psychiatric Liaison Nurse
- May 8, 2014
- July 21, 2014
- Job Type
- Mount Nittany Health
- Behavioral Health Unit
- Mount Nittany Medical Center
- Regular Part Time
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Psychology or related behavioral science field preferred. Minimum of two years experience as a psychiatric nurse with an understanding of addictions and mental health diagnosis, triage and treatment. Ability to function with a high degree of independence. Possess strong problem solving skills. Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Presents self in a professional and supportive manner. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with diverse populations. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Certification in area of specialization by the American Nurses Credentialing Service preferred. Meets the American Heart Association’s standards for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and renews BLS every two years.
The Psychiatric Liaison Nurse, under the clinical supervision of the Behavioral Health Unit Nurse Manager provides professional nursing care to patients. Responsible for performing behavioral health assessments, planning, implementing, and evaluating the behavioral health treatment provided to the patient on the Behavioral Health Unit and the Emergency Room patient with ordered mental health evaluation. Will also act as a resource/support to the acute medical care inpatient units with the behavioral management of patients with behavioral health issues throughout the Medical Center.
Evening / Night; This position is 32 hours per week; May be scheduled for additional hours based on department and patient care needs.
Every other weekend; Rotating holidays
INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please submit your bid by clicking on the APPLY button no later than 12:00 Noon, on the closing date. (Include Name; Phone #; Current Position & Dept; Transfer date if within the last year; Active Discipline; PCN # of position applying for; State how you meet the qualifications for this position). Please direct all questions to Human Resources: 814.234.6143.
Job Expired 7/21/2014