Registered Nurse

Position Title

Part-Time Registered Nurse - M.H. - Mental Health Emergency Center - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #462

General Description

The Part-Time Registered Nurses are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and are responsible for providing nursing care services to acutely mentally ill adult residents at the Mental Health Emergency Center. This program operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Under the clinical direction of a physician and Nursing Clinical Coordinator, duties include giving injections, administering oral medications, completing admission and other nursing assessments, completing medication consents, taking inquiry calls from the community regarding potential admissions, reviewing medical records to determine appropriateness for admission, coordinating psychiatric assessments utilizing telehealth equipment, coordinating emergency healthcare needs with other medical care providers, and maintaining constructive relationships with stakeholders in the community.  Other responsibilities include, inventory of medications, patient education, documentation, supervising LVN staff and mental health specialist staff, and other duties as assigned. Call rotation assignment on an as needed basis.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.

Experience

Preferred: One (1) year of experience as a licensed RN working in a medical or acute mental health setting

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Texas license as a Registered Nurse.

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, and First Aid training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, bending or kneeling and fine motor skills for legible handwriting and typing.

Hours

Hours and days will vary based on need.

Salary

$29.00 - $31.00 per hour depending on day vs night shift worked