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Registered Nurse (Outpatient) - Mental Health - Bradenton, Florida - Mental Health

Company: CW Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medic
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (Outpatient) - Mental Health - Bradenton, Florida

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Registered Nurse (Outpatient) - Mental Health provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process. Utilizes the nursing process for systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems. Provides services for case findings, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider. The registered nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community (ANA code of Ethics for Nurses).

The Registered Nurse (Outpatient) - Mental Health performs the following duties but not limited to:

  • Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with all patients.
  • Assesses the physical and mental health needs of assigned patients.
  • Completes suicide risk screenings, documents screening in Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) and implements nursing interventions based on Suicide Risk Assessment (SRA)
  • Promotes mental health by implementing nursing interventions for behavioral problems, psychiatric disorders and co-occurring conditions to promote health and safety, symptom management
  • Provides age-appropriate care in a culturally and ethically sensitive manner
  • Responsible for maintaining Preventative and Management Disruptive Behavior (PMDB), and other required training.
  • Manages psychiatric emergencies and intervenes with therapeutic principles of PMDB when clinically indicated
  • Provides structure and maintains a safe therapeutic milieu & recovery-oriented environment
  • Facilitates nurse-led groups and documents accordingly.
  • Participates in the Peer Review process.
  • Documents nursing plan of care in Mental Health Suite in a timely manner.
  • Implements nursing interventions to assist Veterans in their recovery.
  • Accompanies Veterans and treatment team on all required community outings and field trips, including Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) meetings that are offered on VA campus.


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    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

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