Psychiatric Staff Nurse - RN

TCN Behavioral Health Services - Troy, OH

TCN Behavioral Health Services, Inc., a Non-Profit Organization, is committed to providing accessible, affordable mental health and substance use treatment to youth and adults through clinical excellence in greater Dayton, Ohio. Our staff is committed to continuous quality improvement and building a strong community of healthy and productive individuals. TCN endeavors to recruit and retain a diverse, dedicated and highly trained staff who are caring, culturally sensitive, ethical and who can collaborate with other staff in the provision of services. We are currently seeking applicants for a Full-Time Psychiatric Staff Nurse - RN position in our Troy, Ohio location. This position requires flexibility between in office and our detox facility also located in Troy. Requires working every other weekend rotation. On weeks required for weekend - days off would be Thursday/Friday. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists with and coordinates all services done by the contract psychiatrists, and contributes to the daily operation and productivity of the Psychiatric Services unit. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Dispenses central pharmacy in conjunction with and at the time of the client’s visit, and monitors all of central pharmacy transactions to a degree of 100% accuracy.
  • Maintains current tracking systems for injections, medication box, and treatment plans. Triages current clients who are having problems or questions regarding prescribed medication and maintains 100% accurate documentation of client contacts.
  • Provides accurate and complete verbal and written instructions for all medications prescribed by the psychiatrist during the client’s visit.
  • Receives and manages telephone orders from the psychiatrist and calls them in to the pharmacy as per the psychiatrist’s orders.
  • Provides services in the client’s natural environment if needed. Maintains awareness of indigent care medication programs from various drug companies and assists clients in application for those programs.
  • Assesses all requests for emergency appointments and facilitates scheduling with the appropriate psychiatrist.
  • Conducts educational and therapeutic group sessions.
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of treatment plans.
  • Determines appropriate disposition on monthly not-seen client lists and carries out that disposition within 90 days.
  • Trains other TCN staff for monitored client self-administration of medication.
  • Accumulates the required number of billable hours of clinically allocated time based on Agency standards for position and profession.
  • Documentation will provide sufficient reasoning for the type, frequency, and duration of services provided.
  • Progress Notes and other documentation clearly identifies consumer’s input in services by having consumer’s and parent’s/guardian’s (if applicable) signatures when clinically appropriate.
  • Completes progress notes at the end of each session and turn in within 24 hours of completion.
  • Develops and maintains quality, accurate clinical charts for all clients served.
  • Other clinical duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Degree(s) required by State of Ohio to qualify for nursing licensure.

Experience:

  • One or two years in behavioral health care field.

Certification:

  • RN; CPR.

Other:

  • Demonstrated competencies in working with severely mentally disabled population. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of:

Safety rules and procedures, Agency policy and procedures, county area and resources, documentation requirements.

Skills:

  • Computer literacy, interpersonal skills.

Abilities:

  • Lifting up to 25 pounds, use of computer keyboard, sitting for periods of time, ability to see, hear, and communicate information clearly, ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities. 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Might have routine contact with individuals who exhibit aggressive behaviors. Strict confidentiality is required. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Some travel among TCN sites. 

BENEFITS

TCN offers an excellent benefits package including: 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability/Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holidays, potential to earn quarterly bonuses, Agency paid CEU trainings, and a possible flexible schedule based on Agency need. 

TCN is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and/or local laws. 

Send resume to:

TCN Behavioral Health Services
1029 N. Market Street
Troy, OH 45373