Parkridge Valley Hospital Chattanooga, TN
Registered Nurse (RN) Assessment
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
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