Mental Health Response Nurse - 1C Clinical Evaluation Area (Full time Day)
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 48494
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Mental Health Response Nurse (MHRN) is recognized as a professional role model and clinical expert in behavioral and mental health that supports nursing excellence and collaborative shared decision-making throughout the system. The Mental Health Response Nurse is a key responder for Behavioral Health Response Team emergency calls who responds to the scene of behavioral health emergencies to provide de-escalation, guidance, and support. The Mental Health Response Nurse works closely with leaders and team members throughout the system to facilitate patient flow. The Mental Health Response Nurse manages the quality, safety, and experience for behavioral health patients by serving as a patient advocate and resource for clinical nurses, helping care teams throughout the system to develop appropriate plans of care and nursing interventions for patients with mental illness. The Mental Health Response Nurse collaborates with clinical nurses, providers, and Mental Health Licensed Clinicians to coordinate care for patients with behavioral health and complex case management needs. To support quality improvement initiatives in the Mental Health and Well-Being service line, the Mental Health Response Nurse performs data collection and assists with mental health related education of clinical staff. #LI-post
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Behavioral Health In Clinical - Acute Care Required
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.