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Psychiatric Nurse II / Psychiatric Services

Company: City of Chesapeake
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Performs individual assessment to determine current mental status, any evidence of decompensation, suicidal or homicidal ideation, or positive or negative response to medication.
Provides clinical consultation for staff, individuals served and their families/caregivers regarding medical and medication issues; prepares and administers medication.
Serves as a liaison to assist individuals served by CIBH with other care providers such as physicians or therapists.
Collaborates with other treatment team members in planning therapeutic intervention, interacts with other agencies in the community to coordinate treatment for the individuals served in the unit.
Develops and implements individual service plans; documents all services including length of time spent delivering services.
Maintains records in compliance with quality assurance and licensure standards, program policies and procedures, state and federal regulations/standards, and client confidentiality.
Completes required and assigned daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Gathers and maintains information to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for area of responsibility.
Assists in planning, coordinating, directing, and supervising professional nursing services in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws.
Assists Program Supervisor in the supervision of nursing staff including selecting or recommending selection, training, assignment, and evaluation of work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination.
Assists in the management of contract personnel, including requests for purchase, contracts, billing issues, and services.
Organize and supervise psychiatric clinic; assesses and coordinates clinical needs of caseloads and ensures completion of the necessary paperwork to secure insurance authorization and payment.
Assists in the development, implementation, and enforcement of program policies and procedures.
Assists in the maintenance and updating of all training materials and any other required written materials.
Authorizes services in accordance with payer regulations.
Attends or completes required annual compliance training.
Participates in at least monthly supervisor of assigned staff.
Reports any deviations from documentation, billing, and other agency standards made by the unit to the supervisor and the corporate compliance officer.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Vocational/Educational Requirement:Requires an associate's degree in nursing.Experience Requirement:Requires a minimum of three years of related, full-time equivalent experience.Special Certifications and Licenses:Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or a reciprocal state (according to the Nurse Licensure Compact as prescribed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing).Requires a valid driver's license with a driving record that is in compliance with City Driving Standards.Special Requirements:Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City wide emergencies. Emergency operations support work and work locations may be outside of normal job duties.PI156562507

Keywords: City of Chesapeake, Chesapeake , Psychiatric Nurse II / Psychiatric Services, Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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