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PSYCH LIAISON NURSE - RN in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Psychiatric Liaison Nurse (RN) – Mercy San Diego  
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Mercy Hospital is San Diego’s longest established hospital, and the only Catholic medical center -- with campuses in San Diego and Chula Vista.  Our team of highly skilled and engaged health professionals provide exceptional patient care which we describe as the “Mercy style of care.”  We believe that the mind, body and spirit each play an integral part in the healing process, and we care for our patients and each other with that philosophy in mind.

Join our Psychiatric Liaison Nursing team performing psychiatric evaluations of patients throughout the Scripps Health Care system. You will support patient care staff with the nursing care of patients with behavioral problems and/or patients experiencing problems related to their medical illnesses. These clinicians provide diagnostic impressions, including differentiating between medical and psychiatric disorders and determining suicidality, homicidally or grave disability. Triage behavioral health patients to the level of care that will ensure appropriate utilization of resources. Responsible for identifying and developing approaches to enhance behavioral health care of all persons throughout the system.

This is a Part-time 12 Hour Varied shift position

Job Requirements

•          Three (3) years of recent RN experience in a Psychiatric Acute or Emergency Services setting within a hospital environment
•          Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English. Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors.
•          Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required
•          Five years’ experience
•          MSN, Advanced Practice RN, CNS/NP in Psych Mental Health
•          Leadership experience in coaching and mentoring

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.