Mental Health Nurse (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A nonprofit human services agency in New York City is actively seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN), with a strong Mental Health background, for a promising position with their growing staff. In this role, the Mental Health Nurse (RN) will be responsible for delivery high-quality healthcare services to foster children. Apply today! Company Description Nonprofit Human Services Agency Job Description The Mental Health Nurse (RN) will be responsible for: * Assisting the agency Physician with medical procedures * Interacting with foster care staff / management regarding client medical concerns/treatment * Providing Vision and Hearing Screenings * Handling HIV Risk Assessments- with pre and post-counseling * Adolescent counseling including pregnancy options * Taking vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, etc.) * Vaccine administration appropriate to age and documentation of same in CIR computer system * Maintaining up to date information regarding vaccines and order vaccines and other supplies from CIR * Coordinating specialty appointments and following up on securing documentation of same * Administering medications as prescribed * Entering medical data in Connections and other relevant databases Required Skills * 1+ year of experience working with the Pediatric population * Associate's Degree in a related field * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * Mental Health background * Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * Experience in a Foster Care setting