Mental Health Nurse
Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Posted on: May 11, 2022
--- - - -Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried
out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is
promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in
treatment team meetings.
--- - - -Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
--- - - -Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
--- - - -Dispenses medication as prescribed.
--- - - -Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
--- - - -Performs primary first aid and determines need for
--- - - -Performs weekly blood draws and vitals.
--- - - -Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations
--- - - -Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and
operational nursing station.
--- - - -Manages client's medical needs including schedule
appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical
treatments and tests as indicated.
--- - - -Supports client during admission processes. This may
include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the
program and milieu.
--- - - -Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when
--- - - -Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a
--- - - -Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to
self or others.
--- - - -Communicates with referral sources and outpatient
providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and
discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect.
This is a full-time position that will work:
Fridays: 4-12 and 12midnignt-8am
Sundays: 8-4p and 4-12midnight
For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at -
--- - - -Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred
--- - - -Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in
which you are applying
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free
workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national
For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at
PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location:
Manorville, NY - 11949
Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Westport , Mental Health Nurse, Healthcare , Manorville, Connecticut
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