HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health,
substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's
"Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach
to care from infancy through adulthood.
you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently
seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Registered Nurse
- CSU RN
The Crisis Stabilization
- Serves as a clinical member of the
multi-disciplinary team, providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support
for client population.
- Must be adept at
- Provides direct medical care to
clients in a CSU setting including clients in varying levels of crisis,
frequently working with SPMI and clients with co-occurring issues.
- Assists with crisis interventions
and medical emergencies.
- Obtains vital signs each shift or
more frequently as indicated.
- Administers intramuscular
- Communicates with PCPs during
recovery partnership and transition phases.
- Liaisons with other agencies as
- Is responsible for triaging
- 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
- Taking orders from prescriber and
- Completing electronic and paper
charting in a timely manner.
- Participating in treatment team
- May take calls from recently
discharged clients requesting bridge prescriptions, follow-up calls on
weekends, obtain prior authorizations and coordinate with pharmacies.
- Collaborates with Mobile Crisis
and Walk in Center assisting with clients being referred to higher level
- Completing S-BARs.
- Schedule requires 12 hours
shifts and rotating weekends. Regular attendance is an essential job
function. Mandatory to remain awake and alert during shift.
salary for this position is approximately $27.31 /hr based on relevant
experience and education.
Shift differential: 5%
for 2nd shift; 10% for 3rd shift.
Due to CSU and WIC being
24 hours/7 days per week programming, the following expectations are applied to
all staff working in these programs:
- All staff will be present and on
time for shift in order to relieve previous shift.
- All staff will stay on shift until
relief coverage arrives.
- All staff have been briefed on the
nature of the programming and understand that shifts must be covered in
order to keep our staff and clients safe.
All staff recognize that
if bad weather is predicted be prepared to make it in prior to poor travel
conditions and to stay until relief staff can make it in.
REQUIREMENTS - CSU RN
- RN with current Tennessee license
and experience in psychiatric nursing preferred.
- BSN or ANA certification as
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse preferred.
- Should have sound knowledge of
psychiatric medications, diagnoses, treatment modalities and
- Experience in psychiatric nursing
- Experience in working with special
populations including individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental
Illness and Co-Occurring Disorders preferred.
- Computer experience is required.
- Experience working in a crisis
- Ability to relate to individuals
and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational
levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.
- Excellent verbal, written, and
computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and
collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community
professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation.
- Clinical staff members must
possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement
on driver's license, and transport clients.
- Ability to use computer.
- Be familiar with Microsoft Office
- Exposure to biological hazards /
- Hearing of normal and soft tones
as well as close eye work.
- Lifting up to 50 lbs.
- Pushing/pulling up to 250 lbs.
- Frequent sitting, standing,
walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
- To ensure the safety of the
clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate
implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide
range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding
another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.
The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org)
is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The
Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention,
early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis
MC is an EOE. MC 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.
job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also
perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate
supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves
the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover,
management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or
working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with
disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or
implied contract of employment.