Job Information

Organization: Rochester Regional Health

Posting Start: 09/14/2022

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Title: RN- PRIMARY THERAPIST

Posting End: 12/31/2022


A Brief Job Description:

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SIGN-ON BONUS!

As a Registered Nurse – Primary Therapist, your compassionate, patient focused care and demonstrated knowledge of pharmacotherapy treatment and assessment permits patients to be administered psychotropic medications, allowing them the highest quality of life.

STATUS: Part Time

LOCATION: Rochester Mental Health Center

DEPARTMENT: Psychogeriatric

SCHEDULE: Days

ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
  • Strong analytical, computer and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluation & Planning. Assess patient’s current mental status and ability to follow medical recommendations; formulate a comprehensive treatment plan integrating comprehensive information from the client, chart and other appropriate sources and evaluate intervention of prescribed psychotropic medications; monitor patient’s response to psychotropic medications; develop discharge criteria for termination of the patient from treatment
  • Patient Care. Provide psychotropic medication education and materials to patient and family members; collaborate with patient and others to review objectives and outcomes of care; engage in therapeutic relationships that focus on patient’s needs and provide a structured process for patient to reach objectives outlined in the treatment plan
  • Documentation. Accurately document data obtained from psychotropic needs assessment of patient and of collaborations with primary care providers, psychiatrists and other health team members; document all treatment contacts accurately and in accordance with BHN policy

EDUCATION AS: Nursing (Required)
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED); BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Contact Information:

daniella.engelbrecht@rochesterregional.org