Alert Team RN

  • Requisition ID: 171326
  • Department: 200319 Alert Team
  • Schedule: Per Diem - Non Benefited
  • Shift: Varies
  • Category: Nursing

Position Purpose:

Under the general direction of the Supervisor, the Alert Team RN provides optimal care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of evidence based psychiatric nursing practice and the theory of human caring.

 

Nature and Scope:

The psychiatric registered nurse on the Alert Team must be able to work interdependently within a team framework and demonstrate competency with mental health/chemical dependency assessment and referral.

 

The incumbent must provide optimal care through assessment, planning and evaluation of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their families.

 

The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and must be able to initiate contact with internal and external resources on behalf of the client. Working knowledge of the 12-step recovery process, and the ability to empower clients to use their own internal resources as well as to access relevant external services is essential.

 

This person must demonstrate the ability to work with patients and their families and various caregivers in different settings. This person must have thorough knowledge of community resources and be capable of making appropriate referrals.

 

This position does not provide patient care.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.

Experience:

Three years of experience in applying behavioral health/chemical dependency clinical care and recovery services to psychiatric and/or chemical dependency setting required. 12-step expertise preferred

License(s):

Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.

Certification(s):

None

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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