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Psychiatric Registered Nurse

Company: Linke Resources
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

On behalf of our client, Linke Resources is hiring for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) for a community-based position in Hudson County, NJ serving individuals with mental health, addiction and substance abuse disorders.Responsibilities:

  • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
  • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
  • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
  • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
  • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
  • Assess individuals' daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
  • Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served


    • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required
    • One year of Psychiatric nursing


      • Day hours, Monday through Friday
      • May require after hours or weekend availability
      • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Full-time

        Salary & Benefits:

        • $80,000 to $85,000/year
        • Paid Time Off
        • Healthcare
        • Vehicle provided

          Linke Resources is a search firm with an expertise in nonprofit executive search and outsourced recruitment across a variety of sectors, including behavioral and traditional healthcare, developmental disabilities, long-term care, and education. Learn about other opportunities at

Keywords: Linke Resources, Jersey City , Psychiatric Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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