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Psychiatric Nurse (Rn)-Admissions

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HCA Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 months ago

Parkridge Valley Hospital Chattanooga, TN

Registered Nurse (RN) Assessment

  • Respond

Parkridge Valley offers the most comprehensive mental health and chemical dependency services in the region. With programs available for children, adolescents and adults, services are provided with a variety of treatment options to best accommodate the individual patient- from inpatient care, to partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient care.

Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent Campus is a 108 bed facility with 84 beds being acute and sub-acute and 24 beds dedicated to our Residential Treatment Center which is a center for children in state custody.

Parkridge Valley is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) Assessment

  • Respond for our Child and Adolescent Campus Part Time


  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge of psychiatric nursing and maintains the highest quality of comprehensive patient care.

  • Utilizes knowledge of growth and development, psychopathology, and psychosocial systems to ensure appropriate evaluation of patients across various ages.

  • Utilizes appropriate skills in telephone etiquette when answering the telephone, making sure to record correct message and pass along to appropriate staff, including patient inquiries.

  • Conducts behavioral health assessment on adults and/or children with behavioral health symptoms.

  • Provides provisional diagnosis using the DSM 5 for each patient assessment.

  • Communicates recommendation of treatment to psychiatrist in a professional and therapeutic manner.

  • Maintains positive relationships with referral sources, formal and informal.

  • Converses with various insurance companies to ensure payment for services.

  • Treat all patients and family with respect and without judgement.

  • Makes necessary contacts with community resources to ensure continuity of care.

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency validation checklist(s).

  • Demonstrates age specific knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment and care of patients.

  • Ensures the privacy of our patients and confidentiality of their Protected Health Information (PHI).

  • Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures.

  • Documents all patient care.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills.

  • Promotes customer service initiatives.

  • Promotes and exhibits teamwork.


  • TN RN license required.

  • Qualified by education and experience in the care of psychiatric patients.

  • 2 years of psych experience preferred*

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program required.

  • Must complete BLS within 90 days of hire

  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Certification to be completed within 30 days of employment

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