Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health

Sandy Springs, Georgia
May 09, 2024
Jul 27, 2024
Job Summary:

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

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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