Behavioral Health Nurse - FT

Visiting Nurse Service Of New York Richmond Hill , NY 11418

Posted 2 months ago


Responsible for providing high quality nursing care to patients with psychiatric or psychological problems consistent with Agency philosophy, Agency policy and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.

Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required. Valid drivers license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs. Education: Bachelors degree in nursing from a state approved diploma program, OR, Associates degree with at least one year of experience as a full-time staff nurse in a medical-surgical nursing area required.

Masters degree in Psychiatric Nursing preferred. EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year experience in a Homecare environment or recent graduate of a nursing internship program required.

For candidates with a Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing, a minimum of two years of recent inpatient, outpatient or home care psychiatric experience OR successful completion of a Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Certification program or psychiatric nursing school program required.

For candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's Degree in Psychiatric Nursing, a minimum of one year experience in a mental health or home care psychiatric setting OR successful completion of a Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Certification program or psychiatric nursing school program required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.

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Behavioral Health Nurse - FT

Visiting Nurse Service Of New York