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Maxim Healthcare Staffing RN Psychiatric in Saginaw, Michigan

The Psychiatric/Mental Health (PMH) Registered Nurse, requires a wide range of nursing, psychosocial, and neurobiological expertise. PMH nurses promote well-being through prevention and education, in addition to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. The nurse demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner and demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. The PMH RN works in a variety of settings and provides comprehensive care to individuals, families, and communities when applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in a psychiatric facility setting

  • Partners with individuals to achieve their recovery goals

  • Provides health promotion and maintenance

  • Conducts intake screening, evaluation, and triage

  • Provides case management

  • Teaches self-care activities

  • Administers and monitors psychobiological treatment regimens

  • Practices crisis intervention and stabilization

  • Engages in psychiatric rehabilitation and intervention

  • Educates patients, families, and communities

  • Coordinates care within interdisciplinary teams

  • Evaluates signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements

  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment

  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in psychiatric and medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions

  • Has strong awareness and understanding of suicide prevention

  • Understands community resources and outpatient programs for mental health and substance use disorders

  • Adheres to Facility/Client procedures and protocols at all times

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse Licensure in-state practicing

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Maxim's Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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