Psychiatric Nurse
Catholic Home Care - Suffolk & Nassau - Nassau, NY

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Assesses, plans, develops and implements with the patient or responsible caregiver a comprehensive home health plan of care for psychiatric nursing and identifies patient needs for other disciplines and services. Develops a therapeutic relationship with patients in order to provide psychiatric nursing interventions. Case manages, coordinates and evaluates the plan of care with therapeutic, social service, pastoral care, home health aide services, other organizations and physicians for an assigned caseload. Instructs patient or responsible caregiver in nursing care, disease management, health promotion as directed by the physician’s plan of treatment and consistent with Agency regulatory and professional standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate or Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma Graduate At least 2 years Acute Psychiatric Experience or certification from an accredited Psychiatric Program. Acute care experience in medicine and surgery in a hospital setting strongly preferred. Home care experience preferred. Licensed and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State