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Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN)
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. - Concord, NH
Application Deadline: N/A
Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN)

 
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking per diem Registered Nurses (RN) for our new Crisis Treatment Center.  The Psychiatric Nurses provide continuous and comprehensive medical screening and behavioral health nursing services to clients served by the Crisis Treatment Center.  Nurses work with the interdisciplinary treatment team in order to de-escalate the crisis.  This is a 24/7 program with 12-hour shifts available.
 
Responsibilities

  • Provides medical and behavioral assessments and interventions consistent with client’s individual needs, treatment plan, and generally accepted standards of care/ evidence-based practices. 
  • Documents clinical information in accordance with medical necessity guidelines and agency standards.
  • Refers medical issues to other providers and communicates changes in medication, mental status or physical assessment as indicated and authorized by client. Supports coordination of care between the Crisis Treatment Center and other providers at Riverbend and in the community.
  • Assists community medical providers with questions or calls about medication orders.
  • Maintains inventory of medical/exam room supplies.
  • Adheres to the ethical standards as put forth by the nursing code of conduct and ethics.

 
Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required.
  • Active NH RN license, or ability to be licensed in NH is required.
  • Board certification in (or eligibility for) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing is preferred.
  • Experience providing care to clients experiencing psychiatric crises is preferred.
  • Experience treating patients with a forensic history, diverse clinical profile and clinical co-morbidities is preferred.

 
About Riverbend
 
Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.
 
About working at Riverbend
This is a per diem position with a competitive pay rate.  
 
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
 
About Concord New Hampshire
 
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.