Help Others, Make a Difference,
Save a Life.
Do you want to make a
difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?
Join the McNabb Center
Team as a PRN Registered Nurse for the Crisis Stabilization Unit in Knox County
You have a lot of
choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!
The PRN RN at
- Assists with crisis interventions and medical
emergencies, obtains vital signs each shift or more frequently as
- Administers intramuscular injections, communicate with
PCPs during recovery partnership and transition phases, and liaison with
other agencies as indicated.
- RN is responsible for triaging referrals, completing RN
intake/assessments on all clients admitted during their shift, obtaining
urine drug screens, BAL and pregnancy tests on admissions, obtaining
admission orders, dispensing routine and PRN medications, taking orders
from prescriber and updating MAR, completing electronic and paper charting
in a timely manner and participating in treatment team meetings.
- Additionally, RN may take calls from recently
discharged clients requesting bridge prescriptions, follow-up calls on
weekends, obtain prior authorizations and coordinate with pharmacies.
- Schedule requires 12 hours shifts,
rotating weekends, and scheduled holidays.
- Regular attendance is an essential
- Mandatory to remain awake and alert during shift.
- Computer experience is required.
- Must be
familiar with basic Microsoft Office skills and EMR.
QUALIFICATIONS - PRN RN
- RN with current Tennessee license and experience
in psychiatric nursing preferred.
- BSN or ANA certification as
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse preferred
Experience / Knowledge:
- Should have sound knowledge of psychiatric
medications, diagnoses, treatment modalities and interventions.
- Experience in
psychiatric nursing preferred.
- Experience in working with special populations
including individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness and
Co-Occurring Disorders preferred.
- Experience working in a crisis setting
- Minimal exposure to
- Hearing of normal/soft
tones and close eye work.
- Valid driver's license.
- Frequent sitting,
standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
- CPR and First Aid certification
required (training provided).
- Required to be certified
in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
- Applicants should be
able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
- Clinical staff may be
required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.
Apply today to work
where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a
Helen Ross McNabb Center
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies
to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training.
Helen Ross McNabb
Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree
verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean
drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain
programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants
are encouraged to apply.