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Behavioral Health Nurse / Waterbury Behavioral Hlth Gen

Hartford HealthCare Watertown Full-Time
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We currently have clinical opportunities to join an experienced multi-disciplinary team of clinicians providing Behavioral Health

Job Description:  RN Behavioral Health/Dementia Health Visit Nurse

The Visiting Nurse Case Manager, Behavioral Health/Dementia Health, ensures quality and safe delivery of  comprehensive short-term intermittent nursing and home health services. Provides evaluation and assessments, acute psychotherapeutic and/or supportive interventions for patients and caregivers, and linkage to the community to maximize their level of functioning.

JOB DUTIES:

Evaluation and assessment using evidenced based Assessment Tools for Behavioral and Dementia care.

Develops, implements, evaluates  plans of care for patients and when appropriate caregivers.  Addresses problems with plan of care, attends and initiates client case conferences, provides coordination of the plan of care and maintains continuity of care with other health professionals assigned to the case and communicates recommendations for additional home health care services to the appropriate individual in a timely manner.

Provides education, supervision, and counseling to the adults regarding  home nursing procedures and other care needs as appropriate to client's needs. 

Documents timely and accurate computer entry of patient/job information to facilitate the development of the OASIS data set, orders for service, creation of time sheets and other required patient/employment documents and reports.

Performs other duties as required.

Hartford Healthcare at Home offers a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program and an excellent benefits package.

Medical and dental benefits

Flexible scheduling

Hospital-paid short term & long term disability insurance

401K with company match

Continuing education and tuition reimbursement

Clinical specialty opportunities

We believe in high standards.  These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.



QUALIFICATIONS

Licensure: Connecticut Registered Nurse

Education: BSN or ASN from a NLN accredited School of Nursing with 2 years recent psychiatric nursing experience in a psychiatric hospital, psychiatric home care, psychiatric partial hospitalization program or other outpatient psychiatric services OR Master's Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, or related discipline

Experience: One year nursing experience or one year nursing experience in a specialty; medical/surgery or home care, preferred.  Computer skills preferred.

Recommended skills

Behavioral Health
Nursing
Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatry
Home Care
Health Care
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