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Registered Nurse - Primary Therapist

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Clifton Springs
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:



As a Registered Nurse - Primary Therapist, your compassionate, patient focused care and demonstrated knowledge of pharmacotherapy treatment and assessment permits patients to be administered psychotropic medications, allowing them the highest quality of life.

STATUS: Full-Time (40 Hours)

LOCATION: Clifton Springs Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday/Day Shift


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
  • Strong analytical, computer and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Evaluation & Planning. Assess patient's current mental status and ability to follow medical recommendations; formulate a comprehensive treatment plan integrating comprehensive information from the client, chart and other appropriate sources and evaluate intervention of prescribed psychotropic medications; monitor patient's response to psychotropic medications; develop discharge criteria for termination of the patient from treatment
    • Patient Care. Provide psychotropic medication education and materials to patient and family members; collaborate with patient and others to review objectives and outcomes of care; engage in therapeutic relationships that focus on patient's needs and provide a structured process for patient to reach objectives outlined in the treatment plan
    • Documentation. Accurately document data obtained from psychotropic needs assessment of patient and of collaborations with primary care providers, psychiatrists and other health team members; document all treatment contacts accurately and in accordance with BHN policy EDUCATION AS: Nursing (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA); RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , Registered Nurse - Primary Therapist, Healthcare , Clifton Springs, New York

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