Registered Nurse (BHCC)

Marietta, Georgia
Behavioral Health Crisis Center
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Full Time (Non-Exempt)
7:00am-7:30pm Every Other Weekend

JOB TITLE:  Registered Nurse                                                                      

PROGRAM: Behavioral Health Crisis Center - CSU


SHIFT:  7:00AM-7:30PM

JOB SUMMARY: Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality individual care through the nursing process of screenings, administering medication, admissions, discharges, groups, unit management, risk assessments and crisis management.


  • Assess individuals with health problems of mental health/substance abuse diagnosis and needs with development of nursing care plans
  • Modifies treatment plans as indicated by individual’s responses and conditions
  • Monitors all aspects of individual care, including diet and physical activity
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in conditions by observation using proper nursing care
  • Prepares individual for medical examination and conducts treatments as ordered
  • Maintains stock of supplies
  • Provides education to clients and family
  • Attend case staffing/treatment team meetings as directed by RN Clinical Leader/CSU Manager/BHCC Director
  • Ensure and provide high quality compassionate and ethical services while improving program and organizational performance 100% of the time.
  • Assist with service related compliance.
  • Intervene, stabilize and manage acute crisis situations as needed.
  • Consult with other BHCC staff  regarding individual’s treatment.
  • Assist in training co-staff in areas relating to service specialties as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality for all indirect/direct service in accordance with agency policies and HIPAA policies.
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as may be assigned.


  • Knowledge of necessary appropriate therapeutic boundaries for working with vulnerable populations.
  • Knowledge of addictive diseases and/or mental health disorders and the impact on an individual’s functioning.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiar with computer hardware and software including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), e-mail, fax, and scanning.


  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Ability to remain professional when dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail when completing multiple assignments.
  • Ability to work independently and carry out a variety of critical and time sensitive projects without detailed instructions.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals to collect the necessary information.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information obtained through the course of completing assignments.
  • Ability to be flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments, and other interruptions, which may impact pre-established timelines and courses of action for completing projects and assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with management, staff, and internal and external stakeholders.


  • Maintain Agency performance expectations 100% of the time.  
  • Complete and provide quality, collaborative service documentation 100% of the time by end of shift/same day.
  • Nursing Assessment tools used accurately based on level of care 100% of the time.
  • 99% accuracy on entering information in ECR.
  • 100% of require trainings will be completed within specified time frames.


  • Working in a climate controlled environment
  • Dealing with interruptions and changes in work priorities
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasional lifting up to 15lbs


  • Education – Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Licensure/Certification – Georgia License as Registered Nurse Professional
  • Experience – Minimum one-year (1) in behavioral health facility with knowledge of assessing, plan for, and provide basic nursing skills
  • Other - Criminal background check clearance, official academic transcripts, valid driver’s license/ID  drug screen, TB test


  • Education-Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Licensure/Certification-Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Experience-Minimum two year (2) in Behavioral Health facility with extensive knowledge of assessing, planning for, and providing basic nursing skills