Psychiatric Nurses - Chemical Dependency (Psych RN)

  • 110627
  • Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
  • Psych/Mental Health, Adult
  • April 07, 2022
  • 3201 Kings Hwy.
  • Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • June 08, 2022
  • Nursefinders
  • Per Diem
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Job Description & Requirements

Psychiatric Nurses - Chemical Dependency (Psych RN)

Identifies and prioritizes client care needs based on client history and nursing assessment. 

Perform client triage, assessments, and monitors for symptoms of acute withdrawal and/or symptoms of intoxication and the client's response to intervention and treatment 

Closely monitors clients during administration of medications. Ensures medication schedule is timely, and adheres to unit policy and protocol. 

Provides direct client care including ongoing client education with a focus on health restoration and maintenance. Recognizes and interprets clients' conditions and responses to medical intervention. 

Adhering to unit policy; accurately counts, records, and maintains a secured storage area for all prescription medications, sharps, syringes, and other medical equipment. 

Coordinates with other programs and community agencies regarding referral for on-going care or to a higher level of care. 

Completes required documentation in a timely and accurate manner. Able to deliver shift to shift report and communication that supports consistent client follow up. 

Complete nursing treatment plan that comprehensively endorses client needs and available resources. Participates in quality improvement projects. 

RN is able to take direction from immediate supervisor, and operate in a shift leadership role; all as part of a multi disciplinary team/ program. RN is able to understand the unique needs of the homeless population, within a fast-paced, community-based care setting.

Facility Location

Across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan, this dynamic community is filled with history, charm and diversity. From delicious Italian restaurants and lively Irish pubs to Coney Island roller coasters and tree-lined parks, Brooklyn is undoubtedly one of New York’s most fascinating boroughs.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’


About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.