Psychiatric Nurse - RN

Job ID: 227424

Psychiatric Nurse - RN

Sparta, Tennessee


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We Are Hiring

Title:RN - Mental Health

City, State:Sparta,TN

Location:TN - Highlands Hospital

Department:Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details:PRN Nights. Nights 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to behavioral health patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the facility.


  • Performs initial and on-going bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of nursing practice. Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with the master treatment plan.
  • Participates in treatment team conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the age-related and problem-specific needs of each patient.
  • Implements nursing plan of care for assigned patients and conducts and/or co-leads group therapy sessions for patients.
  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed. Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient status.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life. C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship. E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation. F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
  • Assesses and coordinates discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.
  • Assesses the physical and psychological status of patients, provides interventions/treatments and evaluates effectiveness of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.
  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education. All other duties as assigned.



  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Diploma
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:

  • Clinical nursing experience within the past five (5) years preferred.

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