Job Description

Location: Florida Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/22/2021


To serve as clinical support to Consulting Psychiatrists and BH Team, expediting care and admissions through the ED. Responsible for the facilitation of support services for the practice of advanced nursing. To assess and diagnose patients being admitted to the BHU and facilitate discharging patients brought to the Care Team/ED who do not meet criteria for admission to the BHU. Will support the clinical team in completing H&P as well as admission and ongoing psychiatric assessment. Participate in treatment team meetings as a clinical liaison in coordination with or in the absence of the psychiatrist.

To provide clinical documentation and decision making audits for the BHU and Care Team. To assess and diagnose specific learning needs of Behavioral Health nurses and provide the appropriate training and support for their development. To serve as a clinical resource to the new nurse and their preceptor as well as the experienced nurse in the advanced practice setting. To collaboratively work with the facility educators to facilitate patient care and improved staff performance. To ensure continuity between clinical practice and standards of care as well as promote and aid in patient preparation for treatment progressing towards discharge. To work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and case managers and other healthcare disciplines utilizing a team approach.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):

Master’s Degree in Nursing, Education/Training or other health related field with Certification in Training and/or staff development

FL ARNP License, AHA BLS Certification, ACLS Certification, CPI, Baker Act Training.

Minimum two (2) years’ experience in Psychiatric Nursing and healthcare education/training in clinical setting with past supervision experience

Excellent human relations and/or written communication skills

Supervisory experience preferred

Must be able to function as an educational resource for throughout the facility

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