Psychiatric RN in Louisville KY at Crown Services, Inc

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    5029 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville KY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/27/2020

Job Description

Psychiatric RN positions are available in East End Louisville at a State Psychiatric Hospital. This position is a Full Time 12-hour shift + every other weekend position. The RN helps handle pre-admission screenings and assess the mental health needs of patients under their care. They work with other staff, such as social workers, counselors, doctors, and therapists, to determine a diagnosis, develop a plan of care, and educate both patients and families on behaviors related to mental disorders. Along with standard nursing duties like drawing blood and administering medications, a mental health nurse must watch patients closely to note any behavioral changes. This is especially important in assessing the side effects, successes or failures of a new medication. 

Job Requirements

 Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications:

  • Active Kentucky RN license in good standing
  • Knowledgeable of Nursing practices and procedures
  • Knowledgeable of laws, regulations and nursing guidelines
  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills
  • Team orientated and strong ability to multi-task
  • Psychiatric Nursing experience preferred

Crown Services Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D