Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health in Wichita, Kansas.

The Registered Nurse (RN)- Mental Health job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system that provides a full range of healthcare to the military and their families.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday schedule
  • Day schedule
  • Holidays off
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health Job Overview

  • Provides mental health clinical case management, care coordination and disease management for patients prescribed psychotropic medications by their Primary Care Manager (PCM) within the primary care environment.
  • Includes, but is not limited to the conditions of depression and anxiety disorders, including PTSD.
  • Monitors and facilitates adherence to treatments, provides education, coordinates care, maintains data registries, and performs full scope of clinical nursing in the execution of primary care behavioral health services.
  • Working knowledge of human growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, as they apply to the care environment for all ages of the spectrum from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Establish a nursing plan of care that effectively applies core disease management principles to mental health conditions and includes in that plan: a) assessment and identification of target populations; b) implementation and execution of Clinical Practice Guidelines or standards; c) collaboration and coordination of activities with other healthcare members; d) promotion and education of patient self-management actions.
  • Skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
  • Must possess organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
  • Anticipate and articulate to health management and/or interdisciplinary team the patient's needs, requirements, abilities, and limitations.

  • Working knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient conditions including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.

Registered Nurse (RN) - Mental Health Job Qualifications:

  • Computer Competency
  • BLS
  • Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN)
  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by NLNAC or CCNE
  • RN Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice.
  • Certified/Certified Eligible by ANCC as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse
  • 3 years of nursing experience in a direct patient care clinical setting
  • 24 recent months providing direct patient speciality care in psychiatric nursing or behavioral health and wellness counseling
  • Working Knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE preferred.
  • Three years of experience with a variety of psychopharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects to include side effects and complications of their use, as well as the accurate administration of thepsychopharmacologic agent.
  • Three years of experience with levels of care to include post-hospital and acute care illness stabilization.

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