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Psychiatric RN $10,000 Sign on Bonus

Company: Amedisys
Location: Winchester
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview$10,000.00 sign-on bonusFull-time daysAre you a highly skilled and compassionate behavioral health RN looking for a rewarding career in homecare? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U . S.Attractive pay$75,000 - $90,000Enjoy many perks a nd benefitsA full benefits package (with affordable health insurance options).401k with a match.Up to $500 in wellness rewards and up to $1,200 in free healthcare services paid for by Amedisys yearly.Mental health support.Infertility coverage, adoption reimbursement and paid parental leave.Back up child and elder care (at participating locations).Fleet vehicle program (for full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements).Mileage reimbursement.Student loan counseling, tuition reimbursement and refinancing.And more.What's in it for youCommunity-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment.Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings.Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company.The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes.Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys'I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours.' - Am e disys caregiverWhy AmedisysAmedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.ResponsibilitiesPerforms initial nursing evaluation, including behavioral health/psychiatric nursing needs.Observes and evaluates the physical and mental status of the patient for complications and medication side effects.Maintains awareness for indicators in patients ' behavior that call for change in the treatment modality (crisis, suicidal ideation) as well as other medical signs and symptoms.Instructs patient/caregiver in cognitive and technical aspects of care, medication regimes, disease processes, safety interventions, ADL care, coping skills, symptom management and other interventions.Administers IM medications, performs lab draws and specimen collections.Acts as a case manager in coordinating care for patients as assigned.Completes documentation timely and accurately.Supervises LPNs and HHAs.Regularly communicate patient progress to the clinical manager, psychiatrist and care team.QualificationsRequirementsCurrent RN license, specific to the state(s) you are assigned to work . Must have one of the following to meet CMS requirements for psychiatric nursing in the home care setting:An RN with a m aster's degree in a mental health nursing or psychiatric specialty . M ust have nursing experience in an acute treatment unit or other psychiatric setting.An RN with a b achelor's degree in nursing . M ust have one year of recent nursing experience in an acute treatment unit or other psychiatric setting.An RN with a d iploma or a ssociate 's degree in nursing . M ust have two years of recent nursing experience in a n acute treatment unit or other p sychiatric setting.Please note: Experience must have been within the last three to five years. If not, documentation must support psychiatric retraining or classes or CEUs to update psychiatric knowledge.Current CPR certification.Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and liability insurance.Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills , and experience.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected Jobble

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