Job ID: #4516
Title: Addiction and Mental Health Registered Nurse Job
Location: New York City, New York, United States
Postition: RN: Registered Nurse
Job type: Direct-hire
Experience required: 1 year

IntelliStaff Medical is seeking dedicated and compassionate Addiction and Mental Health registered nurses for full-time permanent positions. The successful candidate will provide high-quality care to patients dealing with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This role requires a strong commitment to patient-centered care, evidence-based treatment, and a holistic approach to recovery.
This position includes TN visa assistance to qualified Canadian and Mexican RNs as well as licensing services to North American nurses.
With this Behavioral Health/Psychiatry registered nurse position, you will work as a direct employee of the hospital and receive all the benefits that entails.

Qualifications of Psych RN:

  • Active RN license in specified state. State licensing assistance is available.
  • Bachelor’s degrees in nursing.
  • NCLEX for Canadian and Mexican RNs.
  • Certification in Addiction Nursing (CARN) preferred.
  • BLS required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in addiction treatment, mental health, or a related field. Experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings is highly desirable.

Responsibilities and Duties of a Mental Health RN:

  • Patient Assessment and Care: Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients’ physical and mental health status. Develop, implement, and evaluate individualized nursing care plans.
  • Medication Management: Administer medications as prescribed and monitor patients for side effects and effectiveness. Ensure adherence to detox protocols and manage withdrawal symptoms.
  • Therapeutic Interventions: Provide therapeutic interventions including individual counseling, group therapy sessions, and crisis intervention. Facilitate small group sessions and family therapy.
  • Education and Support: Educate patients and their families on health maintenance, disease prevention, and the recovery process. Provide resources and support for ongoing recovery.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals to provide integrated and comprehensive care.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care, treatment plans, and progress notes in compliance with facility policies and regulatory standards.
  • Compliance and Safety: Adhere to all facility policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. Maintain a safe and clean working environment, ensuring infection control and patient confidentiality.
  • Continuing Education: Participate in ongoing professional development and training to stay current with best practices in addiction and mental health nursing.

About the Facility

This facility offers a compelling opportunity for healthcare professionals dedicated to providing top-tier addiction treatment. With 250 beds and multiple prestigious awards, including accreditation from The Joint Commission, the facility ensures a high standard of care. It employs evidence-based treatment modalities and a holistic approach, addressing not only addiction but also the underlying mental health, physical health, and relational issues. The facility's comprehensive therapeutic offerings include small group sessions, family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and wellness counseling. Located in New York City, this state-licensed inpatient and outpatient center supports professional growth while fostering a collaborative and patient-centered work environment.

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  1. Vibrant Activities and Entertainment: New York City is a hub of endless activities and entertainment options. From exploring iconic landmarks like Central Park and the Statue of Liberty to enjoying concerts, sports events, and cultural festivals, there's always something happening in the city that never sleeps.

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  4. Ease of International Travel: With three major airports (JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark), New York City offers convenient access to international travel, making it easy for healthcare professionals to take vacations, attend global conferences, or visit family abroad.

  5. World-Class Amenities: Living in NYC means having access to some of the best amenities in the world, including top-rated hospitals, cutting-edge fitness centers, and luxurious shopping experiences. While the cost of living is high, the excitement and convenience of being at the center of global culture and innovation make it a worthwhile investment for many.

Benefits of Working Through IntelliStaff Medical:

  • Boutique level of service for registered nurses.
  • One-to-one relationship with experienced nurse recruiters.
  • Travel and housing assistance.
  • Free immigration assistance and access to an experienced team of immigration lawyers.
  • High-paying jobs, paid in U.S. dollars.

About IntelliStaff Medical:

At IntelliStaff Medical, we don’t just place registered nurses, we help dedicated healthcare professionals achieve their dreams and goals by connecting them to meaningful work in exciting places.
We do that by never losing sight of what’s important – people. Our team is passionate about providing our registered nurses and our client facilities with an exceptional, white-glove experience. We have national and global reach with robust service delivery, and we provide the one-to-one attention you’d expect from a boutique firm.

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