Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Amedisys, Inc. - Dahlonega, GA

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Responsible for furnishing comprehensive, skilled, psychiatric-nursing services to psychiatric patients in their place of residence, including children, adolescents, and adults.

Qualifications

Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company

Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state’s practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license.

A registered nurse with a master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing or a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing with one year of experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic or a registered nurse with a diploma or associate’s degree with two years experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic. On an individual basis, other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Must have good verbal and written communication skills and evaluation techniques and demonstrate knowledge of clinical skills, judgment, current nursing practices and analytical capabilities.

Must be familiar with Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payor guidelines.

Must have a current driver’s license, agency-required automobile liability insurance, and availability of personal, dependable transportation to conduct home visits.

Able to assess patient status and identify requirements relative to age specific needs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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About Amedisys

Why Amedisys

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Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.

The health care industry is changing; at Amedisys we’re developing a new model of care that not only reduces preventable hospital readmissions and saves money, but provides convenience, compassion and customized service for every patient. We believe we can do that by focusing on quality care, improving technology and efficiency, and hiring employees who care not just with their hands and head, but also with their heart.

Our people are our business; Amedisys invests in you throughout your career with industry-leading educational benefits, including free clinical continuing education and tuition assistance. And our career ladders program lets you map out your professional development and advancement opportunities, helping you build a career, not just a job.

We offer competitive salaries and one of the best benefit packages in the industry:

401 (K) plan with employer-matching contribution available for all employees

Health, dental, vision insurance

Flexible spending accounts and wellness discount program

Paid time off and 8 paid holidays

Employee Stock Purchase Plan available to full and part-time employees

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition reimbursement program

The decision to join the Amedisys team is a decision that is rewarded on a daily basis by the difference we make in the lives of our patients and their families.

Job

Registered Nurse

Primary Location

United States-Georgia-Dahlonega

Organization

Homecare

Schedule

Per Diem

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