Behavioral Health RN- PRN - (West Area)

Kaiser Permanente Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 months ago

Description: The Registered Nurse is responsible for nursing care services provided to the clients assigned, specifically Behavioral Health clients.

Essential Functions:

    • Provide oversight for module from a nursing perspective, working to full scope of practice. Provide triage and assessment to clients per need.
  • Point of contact for Advice Call Center.

  • In basket management.

  • Assists physician with medical assessment intake and follow-up of clients.

  • Collects information from client and family for medical and social histories.

  • messaging.

  • Provides urgent care as needed fro patients requiring hospitalization.

  • Assist in group therapy as needed.

  • HEDIS outreach calls.

  • Participates in the development of treatment plan for clients as part of the case management team.

  • Maintains knowledge of nursing practice acts and the legalities of nursing.

  • Conducts didactic lectures for clients and families as required.

  • Participates in weekly staff meetings.

  • Participates in staff development programs, workshops and seminars as required.

  • Represents Kaiser Permanente and Outpatient Specialty at outside functions as assigned.

  • Takes vital signs.

  • Enters orders for lab tests and places PPDs per nursing standing orders, signed by Behavioral Health physician.

  • Administers breathalyzer.

  • Collects urine specimens.

  • Administer withdrawal rating scales.

  • Assists in triage per guidelines (determination of treatment settings).

  • Assists with coordination of care with PCP or hospital when necessary.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, or Psychology.


  • N/A

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.

Additional Requirements:

  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year of counseling experience in an addictive disease treatment setting is preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree (BSN).

  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.

Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Cumberland Medical Offices 2525 Cumberland Pkwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Behavioral Health Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

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Behavioral Health RN- PRN - (West Area)

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