Registered Nurse - behavioral health
The Behavioral Health Services Nurse is responsible for those identified members normally on a short term, episodic or situational basis, including such events as introduction of new antidepressant therapy or outpatient non-methadone treatment for opiate addiction, who require coordinated care efforts as identified by various sources.
This may include management beyond the specific case or situation, assisting the member to navigate a wide spectrum of services directed at behavioral changes, healthy lifestyles and optimal outcomes assuring quality and continuity within the managed care system.
The Behavioral Health Nurse is responsible to conduct systemic admissions, concurrent and retrospective hospital reviews for severity of illness and length of stay, implements discharge planning and to maintain system census with required data and pertinent clinical information and appropriate interventions.
The nurse navigator position could be a potential telecommute position once hired candidate meets all eligibility requirements.
- Registered Nurse with at least five (5) years experience. Two (2) of those years may be work experience as a nurse's aide, LPN or behavioral health technician. Must have critical care or other acute care experience.
- Active Ohio and West Virginia licensure which must be maintained throughout employment, including compliance with State Boards of Nursing continuing education policy. Other licensure required as company expansion warrants.
- Behavioral health experience.