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Per Diem Nurse

Company: Fil Staffing LLC
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Per Diem Nurse Classification: Full-Time / Direct-Hire Fil Staffing is looking for a Per Diem Nurse to work Onsite in San Francisco. Summary: Fil Staffing is working with a client nonprofit in San Francisco that aims to provide families in the bay area to live with understanding, confidence, straight, and joy. The mission is to be the place to begin for children, youth and families who need mental health, social services and academic support. Responsibilities:
The Per Diem Registered Nurse works within a multidisciplinary team to evaluate, stabilize, and triage children, youth and families experiencing a mental health emergency. Responsibilities include conducting an initial assessment ensuring a client is medically cleared to be admitted, supporting medical and mental health support, administering medications, triaging incoming referrals, completing hospital transfers, collaborating with teams on discharge planning all within a fast-paced environment. Maximum nurse to patient ratio is 1 to 4.

  • Assess clients for signs and symptoms of behaviors indicating need for transfer to Emergency room.
  • Collaborates with CSU staff to provide Crisis Triage in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for contacting psychiatrist and or psychiatric nurse practitioner for medication orders, carrying them out and documenting on designated forms.
  • Efficiently and accurately prepares and administers all medications.
  • Triage crisis cases within a multidisciplinary setting to include collaboration with many agencies such as police, fire, Child Crisis, CPS, HSA, local hospitals
  • Bills for approved services.
  • Consults daily with Nursing Director, CSU Director, and Medical Doctor.
  • Follows specific CSU clinical policies and procedures.
  • Educate families, clients and other staff on health-related issues and medications as needed.
  • Collaborates with caregivers, medical professionals and others involved in client's care to review client's medication regimen at discharge.
  • Gathers collateral medical information such as lab results and vital signs from referring emergency departments, EMTs and police.
  • Initiates drug and pregnancy testing for clients when appropriate.
  • Coordinates transfer to psychiatric hospital when 5585 has been initiated including finding available beds and arranging transport.
  • Assess status of clients during and after physical restraints.
  • Attend interdisciplinary meetings.
  • As part of the crisis team- assess, evaluate and monitor the safety of the client and others at all times.
  • Engage clients and caregivers as full partners in service planning, delivery, and evaluation.
  • Contribute to organization-wide quality management and improvement efforts by consistently providing the highest quality professional interventions, fulfilling all documentation requirements, and proactively seeking ways to enhance the quality of services and surpass minimum required standards. Job Requirements:
    • Current RN license in California, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
    • Current CPR certification
    • 1-2 years' experience in child and adolescent psychiatry and/or crisis triage preferred
    • Excellent verbal, written and consultation skills.
    • Demonstrated ability in working collaboratively with others in a professional setting.
    • Experience working with children, youth and families experiencing acute crisis that put the youth in jeopardy of being psychiatrically hospitalized preferred.
    • Experience working with at risk, disenfranchised and/or minority populations preferred.
    • Bilingual preferred Hourly Rate between $47-$52 per hour Follow our page on Linkedin and visit our website.

Keywords: Fil Staffing LLC, San Francisco , Per Diem Nurse, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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