Registered Nurse- Behavioral Health

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 28, 2018
Closes
Oct 04, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Description:
Psychiatric Nurses provides professional psychiatric nursing care to acutely and chronically ill patients; and performs related duties as required. Psychiatric Nurses perform the range of psychiatric nursing duties required to care for primarily high risk, mentally ill patients in a locked institutional setting. Psychiatric Nurses must have thorough knowledge of mental health practices and procedures, laws and regulations, and the ability to work independently.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Current DC RN license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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