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Registered Nurse -Substance Use Disorder - Port Richey, Florida - Med Surg

Company: James A Haley Veterans Hospital
Location: Port Richey
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse -Substance Use Disorder - Port Richey, Florida

The duties of the RN consist of but not limited to the following:

  • Ability to engage in information gathering, problem identification, diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation, evaluation, and follow-up.
  • Provides a full range of evaluation services and diagnoses mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients many of whom have psychiatric and medical problems.
  • Provides education to patients, family members, and significant others.
  • Provides evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy
  • Provides consultation to professional staff within James A. Haley VA and to community providers, concerning clinical assessment findings and appropriate treatment plans for patients with psychological and psychiatric problems.
  • Develops, implements, and documents the psychotherapeutic treatment plan for Veterans with psychological and psychiatric problems patients receiving services within the James A. Haley VA Mental Health Service.
  • Provides case management and support to Veterans with psychiatric and psychological problems.
  • Provides case management and support to Veterans with psychiatric and psychological problems.
  • Works collaboratively and cooperatively with an interdisciplinary treatment team to provide services to Veterans with psychiatric and psychological problems.
  • Assumes complete professional responsibility for his/her clinical assessment findings, patient care decisions, and documentation.
  • Adheres to operational policies and procedures established by the VA, supervisors, and program for the treatment team.
  • Facilitates liaisons with other health care programs in order to effectively coordinate services.
  • Complies with national and local performance measures, including timely health care screening and completion of clinical reminders for all patients.
  • Provides comprehensive health triage both on the phone and face to face including but not limited to assessing walk-ins to include an evaluation of safety and treatment needs as indicated with goal of meeting the needs of the Veteran in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all CPRS documentation procedures and workload entry, including timeliness standards for documentation and proper patient check out procedures (e.g., entering diagnostic and procedure codes).
  • Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by supervisors and program treatment team.
  • The SUDS RN must be able to fully participate in Part 1 and Part 2 of Preventive Management of Disruptive Behavior (PMDB) requirements and utilize therapeutic communication skills in managing care.
  • Maintaining a current BLS certification is required
  • Provides crisis intervention services which include a nursing assessment of needs and safety concerns and link the veteran as needed to the proper services for appropriate intervention to ensure safety.
  • RN will share clinical/professional expertise with others within the facility or beyond through consultation, presentations, publications, participation in professional organizations, etc. as a resource person or consultant in an area of practice. RN is required to float for coverage and travel for training.


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