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Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Job Code:2017-18299-001
County:Jones
City:Ellisville
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Medical Degree
  

Summary:
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is currently seeking to fill a  Psychiatric Registered Nurse position for their outpatient clinic in Ellisville, MS. The Psychiatric Nurse provides both general and special outpatient nursing services for individuals with serious mental illness including medication dispensing and monitoring, medication skills training, giving injections, working with pharmacies. This position works with the client, other professional medical providers, and clinicians to establish culturally competent service plans and treatment services. The Psychiatric Nurse works outside of a “4-wall” model to integrate a variety of disciplines and community services for the benefit of the patient. This position would also provide services in Waynesboro and Hattiesburg, MS. 

The Psychiatric Registered Nurse position is a temporary position with options to move into a permanent role.


About Us:
For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt.  Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.  Our nine county service area includes Forrest, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Perry, and Wayne Counties.  

Requirements:
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing required
  • MS RN licensure required
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record preferred
  • Personal transportation needed to provide services in assigned counties during the month
  • Experience in psychiatric nursing preferred

  • Responsibilities:
  • Monitors clients receiving medications.
  • Provides coordination and monitoring of psychiatric schedule.
  • Provides emergency services as needed.
  • Provides general psychotherapeutic nursing and educational interventions to clientele.
  • Processes medication orders and medical/psychiatric observations/evaluations.
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