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    Bay Pines VA Healthcare System has an immediate opening, and is actively recruiting, for an experienced psychiatric registered nurse with at least 2 years of clinical psychiatric experience, to work in the Bradenton and St Pete CBOC Mental Health Clinics. Primary facility is Bradenton CBOC with approx. 25% travel to provide coverage at St Pete CBOC MHC.

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    We are seeking a Registered Nurse to serve as a team coordinator in the Mental Health Clinic. Duties include: assessment of walk-in patients, telephone triage, screen consults for service needs, assist psychiatrists in managing their workload, coordinate team meetings, administer influenza vaccines, facilitate groups, and other duties as assigned. All candidates must have previous mental health experience and should be knowledgeable in the assessment of common psychiatric and addictive disorders including management of behavioral emergencies. Applicants must have the ability to recognize physiological and psychological behavioral symptoms. The applicant must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the therapeutic implications for patients on psychotropic medications. He/She must have excellent assessment and triage skills in addition to knowledge of co-morbidity. He/She must have the ability to collaborate with all members of the interdisciplinary team in the provision of patient care. This position may require standing and walking for extended periods of time as well as hearing and vision corrected to the near normal range. RN will perform other duties under the direction of the nurse manager or designee as assigned. This position is not open to novice nurses.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm, Primary facility is Bradenton CBOC with approx. 25% travel to provide coverage at St Pete CBOC MHC
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0610 Nurse

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