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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Psych/Behavior RN (Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester areas)

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Psych/Behavior RN (Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester areas)
Company: Gentiva Health Services
Location: HARTFORD, CT 06101
Status: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Healthcare - RNs & Nurse Management

Job Description:

Ready to stretch your nursing skills and reach for more?

At Gentiva, we make it possible for associates to achieve their most ambitious career objectives. Our success, commitment to clinical excellence, scope of service, and financial strength means we can offer you real potential to build a rewarding career. And you’ll be impressed by how we ensure your growth and development with Gentiva University—our 24/7, online continuing education program. You can learn on your own schedule, at your own pace and earn valuable CE credits.

As a Psych/Behavior RN with Gentiva, you will:

•Admit patients to the services, completing appropriate clinical documentation under the Clinical Manager’s direction. Assess individual status and care/instruction needed by the patient.

•Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, providing necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.

•Confer with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on physician’s orders and initial patient assessment.

•Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager’s supervision. Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.

•Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers.)

•Report patient care/condition/progress to patient’s physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis. Analyze any changes in a patient’s condition, identifying symptoms and severity while alerting the physician and Clinical Manager promptly.

•Implement patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist then in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems.


•Current RN license and CPR certification required with

•A minimum of 1+ years nursing experience

•Home health experience preferred

•Psychiatric nursing experience

•Experience administering appropriate medication based on patients' histories

•Knowledge of the uses and typical dosages of medications

•Excellent clinical skills, ability to obtain good histories, perform routine physicals, and create working treatment plans

•Ability to work collaboratively with others in the medical team


We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package may include: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); employee stock purchase plan; paid time off; tuition assistance program and free CE credits through Gentiva University, our 24/7 online education resource.

* Ask your recruiter about qualifying details, including minimum required hours.

About Gentiva® Health Services

Gentiva® Health Services, Inc. is the nation's largest provider of comprehensive home health and related services. Gentiva serves patients through more than 500 direct service delivery units within over 400 locations in 36 states, and through CareCentrix®, which manages home healthcare services for major managed care organizations throughout the United States and delivers them in all 50 states through a network of more than 3,000 third-party provider locations, as well as Gentiva locations. The Company is a single source for skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; hospice services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; help with daily living activities; durable medical and respiratory equipment; infusion therapy services; and other therapies and services. Gentiva's revenues are generated from commercial insurance, federal and state government programs and individual consumers. For more information, visit Gentiva's web site,

*Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.

To learn more, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free) 1.866.GENTIVA. To apply, please go to:

Contact Information
Company: Gentiva Health Services
Address: HARTFORD,CT 06101
Reference Code: 111996MON

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