FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Patrick AFB, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Clinical Nurse - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health job in Cocoa Beach, Florida. 

The Clinical Nurse - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Clinical Nurse - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Job Overview:

  • Provides comprehensive professional psychiatric nursing care to Mental Health Flight patients with psychiatric conditions ranging from normal to complex complications requiring sophisticated, interventions and treatment. 
  • Assesses and identifies individual patient care needs and provides the type and amount of care required to meet the individual needs of each patient, making independent nursing diagnosis providing health care instruction and or appropriate referral to a physician or other department. 
  • Assists providers with patient examinations, therapeutic measures, and procedures.
  • Provides psychiatric nurse oversight to the ADAPT program. 
  • Observes each patients vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature, weight, etc. Request x-rays, PAP, and pathology studies as directed by physicians. 
  • Preforms case management, utilization management, and demand management functions. 
  • Executes medical orders, guiding mental health technicians and other medical personnel as appropriate 
  • Obtains and screens x-rays and laboratory studies, notifying psychiatrist of abnormal results and arranges for appropriate follow up care as needed. 
  • Screens telephone requests for urgent care from patients without appointments and assists the patient to arrange for treatment. Provides telephone triage, manages medication refills, and coverage for walk-in patients. Provides triage for acute walk in patients. 
  • Remains alert for signs and symptoms of patient distress in the clinic area and provides emergency care Maneuver, bleeding control, treatment of injuries, etc., in the absence of the provider. 
  • Provides individualized, thorough instructions on medication use. 
  • Emphasizes the preventive, curative and restorative aspects of adjunct therapies. Follows established protocols using professional judgement to individualize instructions to meet each beneficiary's needs. 
  • Conducts individual and group medication education classes. Provides instructions to ancillary personnel engaged in carrying out nursing and administrative duties. Ensures assignments are compatible with the individual's skill level. 
  • Participates in department's in-service/briefings, and in continuing quality improvement measures. Participates in evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of activities/services of unit by organizing nursing monitoring and evaluations activities. 
  • Assist Nurse-Manager in establishing unit organization, operating instructions, policies and procedures for continuous Quality improvement/Risk Management Program, Infection Control, and unit objectives. Promote interpersonal and interdepartmental communications, health education, and staff development; assist in identifying, analyzing, and resolving continuous Quality Improvement issues. 

 

 

Clinical Nurse - Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Job Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree of Nursing
  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by NLNAC or CCNE
  • Experience: One year of experience in nursing as identified in the TO after graduation. 
  • RN Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted. Any U.S. state
  • BLS
  • Demonstrate clinical competency within the past two years
  • Minimum of 5 years psychiatric nursing experience
  • Certified, or be willing to acquire certification, in adult psychiatric mental health nursing highly preferred

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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