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Nurse Clinician - Behavioral Health - Full-time

  • Job ID: 911634741
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Day Shift | Monday through Friday
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: DPH-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AD
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.17 to $42.45 / hour

Description

UPMC is currently seeking a Nurse Clinician for the Divine Providence Behavioral Health Department!

 

This is a Monday through Friday, day shift role with no weekend or holiday requirements.


Functions as clinician on select cases in the hospital setting and assists physicians as needed.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Attend a minimum of 6 educational meetings offered within Institute or Outside Program
  • This position is part of the Psych Consult Liaison (CL) Team.
  • Provides routinely scheduled staff education on clinical issues
  • Role Models professional practice
  • Have knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses and be able to differentiate diagnosis on assigned patients.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary meetings and other activities
  • Monitors psychiatric, medical, psychosocial status of assigned team.
  • Maintains professional communication with multidisciplinary team members
  • Coordinates patient follow-up discharge plans and medical plans with Social Work and Primary Medicine respectively.
  • Actively participates in treatment team meetings.
  • Has good organizational skills that leads to effective time management.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 unit based CL inservices yearly
  • Provides education and consultation regarding psychiatric treatment, management, and psychopharmacology for staff
  • Completes documentation according to established policies and in timely fashion
  • Acts as liaison between disciplines, departments, and hospitals for assigned patients
  • Maintain competency requirements
  • Coordinates daily care for assigned team
  • Utilize up to date practices/information in delivery of patient care
  • Rounds daily on team of assigned patients and/or discuss patients with treatment team
  • Initiates or reviews admission paperwork of all assigned patients
  • Provides patient/family education around psychiatric medication/diagnosis as needed.
  • Able to interface with various members of multidisciplinary team members to coordinate all aspects of patient care.
  • Assesses client from holistic perspective.
  • Provides or coordinates  hospital-based staff education on clinical issues
  • Role Models professional practice
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing or related field required
  • MSN preferredTwo years psychiatric nursing experience preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
ANCC certification as CNS or ANP preferred. PA RN License required. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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