Psychiatric Intake Nurse
Company: Pathways to Wellness
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Psychiatric Intake Nurse will provide immediate intake
assessments on all patients being referred to our agency for
services. Will work in an outpatient medication clinic setting as a
member of an interdisciplinary team, in a community-based system of
care for patients with serious mental illness and co-occurring
disorders. The psychiatric intake nurse will provide psychiatric
assessment, initial coordination of care with PCP, completion of
treatment plans, administration and dispensation of medications,
injections, clinical case management services, medication therapy
and individual, lab coordination. Nurse will work with acute
hospitals and community resources to coordinate patients' clinical
care and recovery services. Must be able to work in a very fast
pace work environment with high volume of incoming referrals for
specialty mental health services.
Psychiatric Intake Nurse assesses and proactively determines the
psychiatric, primary care, and social rehabilitation needs of the
client to facilitate the best combination of interventions that
foster recovery. This position also acts as a primary conduit of
information for transmission of all relevant clinical information
to all providers of services and ensure a comprehensive treatment
and wellness plan.
- California license as a Registered Nurse.
- Master's degree in Psychiatric Nursing is preferred but not
- BRN Certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse is
preferred but not required.
- Experience providing intakes and triaging care at the point of
- Solid understanding outpatient medication support service
Keywords: Pathways to Wellness, Fremont , Psychiatric Intake Nurse, Healthcare , Fremont, California
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