South Coast Community Services RN Part Time - Psychiatric Specialty in Costa Mesa, California

Job Descriptions:

South Coast Community Services is looking for a part time Registered Nurse with a psychiatric nursing background to work with our Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) participants. This position is approximately 20 hours per week and has flexible work hours. Must be available to be on call to resolve issues over the phone as needed.

What you will do:

  • Coordinate participants overall medical care and medication management.

  • Review medical and psychiatric history of all incoming participants and consult with treatment team regarding their needs.

  • Ensure that all intakes have been cleared of any communicable diseases and have a current TB test by either verifying participant documents upon intake or completing a physical and TB test with the participant within the first 72 hours of intake.

  • Confirm that all medical and medication needs are identified and properly communicated upon intake, discharge, and throughout the participant’s stay at SCCS.

  • Act as a liaison between the various psychiatrists in areas of maintaining quality care, implementation of psychotropic medication services, and completion of all paperwork.

  • Complete all documentation pertaining to medical care and medication is ensures it is accurate.

For more than 30 years, SCCS has provided care, counseling, coaching and essential mental health services for children, teen, young adults and their families. As specialists in the field of mental health, SCCS employees possess diverse professional skills equipping us as a team to treat each client’s unique needs.

Looking to make a difference…please apply!

Required Experience:

  • Registered RN with current state licensure.

  • Must have psychiatric nursing background with working knowledge of psychotropic medications and legal and illegal drug interactions.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in the behavioral health field preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience treating children, the TAY population and dealing with psychotropic medications preferred.

  • Valid CA driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

Keyword: TAY, RN, Registered Nurse, part time, psychiatric

From: South Coast Community Services