Provides professional psychiatric nursing care to acutely and chronically ill mental health, substance abuse, and developmentally disabled consumers within a 24/7/365 crisis unit. A crisis nurse performs the full range of psychiatric nursing duties. Work assignments require a thorough knowledge of behavioral health practices and procedures, laws and regulations, and the ability to work independently. Will function as the RN Manager to accomplish scheduling, and training in specific nursing duties and requirements, perform medication administration audits at Gaylain’s House, oversight the implementation of nursing/medical policies and procedures and provide medication administration training
to CSW/RSW and appropriate staff.
Minimum Education and Experience:
1. Diploma in Nursing Required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Preferred.
2. Five years of experience in an acute psychiatric care or consumer
community mental health facility.
3. Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the North
Carolina State Board of Registered Nursing. May require working on a locked Involuntary Crisis Unit with consumerswho can be a danger to themselves and others. Individuals must beable to restrain consumers in an emergent crisis.
3. 24/7/365 Shift-Work
ATTN: Human Resources Department
The Recovery Center
2505 Gaston Memorial Dr
Gastonia NC 28054
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