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Break Relief Nurse Crisis Stabilization Unit

Company: Mercy San Juan Medical Center
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewDignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael California serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the areas largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the communitys well-being our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery along with Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care Hip- and Knee- Replacement.ResponsibilitiesMercy San Juan Medical Center has partnered with the County of Sacramento to establish a behavioral health crisis stabilization unit (Crisis Stabilization Unit/CSU) that will address challenges impacting the emergency departments and make a marked difference in quality of care for patients. -It marks a first for the region and raises the standard for existing crisis services across the state. - The unit will advance existing crisis services to the next level in several distinctive ways -Services provided include:

  • Behavioral health assessment.
  • Psychiatric assessment.
  • Medication evaluation and management.
  • Crisis stabilization including individualized recovery oriented interventions directed towards resolution of the presenting mental health crisis.
  • Evaluation for voluntary or involuntary detention.
  • Admissions evaluation for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization if necessary.
  • Peer mentor therapy. -The Emergency Department and Crisis Stabilization Unit collaborate to provide emergency psychiatric assessment and mental health services lasting less than 24 hours psychiatric. - The collaborative approach ensures the whole patient is being treated by being medically screened and stabilized in the Emergency Department and then upon transfer receiving psychiatric care in the Crisis Stabilization Unit. - The approach is considered a best practice model of integrated emergency medical and emergency mental health care which enables Mercy San Juan to focus on patient-centered care as the priority. The collaborative approach is based on a foundation of shared accountability resources and expertise through true collaboration engaging diverse public private and community stakeholders who share the same values and common purpose. The unity embraces whole person care and places mental illness on a level playing field with physical illness reducing stigma and treating individuals equally and with respect. - -The incumbent provides and supervises care to individuals and families. Utilizing a holistic approach the Registered Nurse provides a safe and confidential environment throughout the delivery of care. As a professional the Registered Nurse is responsible for providing team leadership and maintaining professional development. - - -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
    • Retirement Programs
    • Wellness ProgramsQualificationsThis is a break relief position intended to break the unit nurses for lunches & breaks during the hours of 0900-1730 -Minimum:
      • Current CA RN licensure and BLS certificate from the American Heart Association -
      • 2 years acute Mental Health RN experience
      • Maintaining current competencies and certifications required by department

Keywords: Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Carmichael , Break Relief Nurse Crisis Stabilization Unit, Healthcare , Carmichael, California

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