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(RN) Behavioral Health Nurse, FT
The nurse assists the physician with the behavioral health patients.

Duties/Responsibilities:
1. The nurse assists the physician and mid-level with patients including preparing patients; taking the initial history and Mental Health Assessment, taking vital signs, making lab appointments; and explaining the preparations to the patient.
2. Nurse carries out physician/mid-level orders; handles phone calls as directed by the physician/mid-level and notifies patients of lab results.
3. Nurse is responsible for case management, some patient education, completes physical forms; makes referral arrangements, and assists in maintaining patient charts.
4. Nurse performs duties courteously and cooperatively while maintaining patient confidentiality; and may substitute for other office personnel and perform other duties as requested.

Required Skills/Abilities:
Behavioral Health Nurse must have knowledge of psychotropic medications; growth and developmental – Pediatric/Geriatric; be skilled in monitoring labs/weights/vitals trends and have excellent communication skills. The Nurse solves most of the patient related problems using independent judgment regarding priority of work, but unhesitatingly relies on peers, physicians and management support. The Behavioral Health Nurse must be able to adapt to rapid change and intervene promptly in a crisis situation.

Education and Experience:
The Behavioral Health Nurse must possess a degree from an accredited nursing school with current registration as an RN in the State of South Dakota and a current BLS certification. One-year previous experience in behavioral health setting is preferred

Contact Information
Paula Cape - Recruiting / Onboarding Coordinator
Human Resources
1201 South Dakota 71
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Email: pcape@frhssd.org
Phone: 1-605-745-8910 ext.2141
Fax: 605-745-3957

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