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Lead Registered Nurse

Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: December 2, 2018

Job Description:

Lead Nurse (RN) - Residential Crisis Stabilization ($5000 Hiring Bonus)

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Hours: Full time (FT), Day Shift

Position Summary:

The Lead Nurse is responsible for the overall coverage/medical care and supervision of clients with severe mental health issues according to the physician's orders and the policies of the agency and the department.

Required Education and Experience:



  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Master's Degree in psychiatric nursing or comparable degree preferred.
  • Three years of nursing experience as a registered nurse and one year of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an individual's treatment and access to community resources.

    Knowledge of nursing best practices.

    Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, physical health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse.

    Knowledge of psychiatric/medical medications/treatments.

    Knowledge of alcohol and drug detox protocols.

    Skill to administer medications as prescribed.

    Skill to analyze situations accurately and develop appropriate responses or techniques.

    Skill to communicate effectively in order to facilitate treatment and relay information to others as part of an interdisciplinary team.

    Skill to perform medical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate

    treatment plans and referrals.

    Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships.

    Ability to promote positive, collaborative, and professional working relations among co-workers and representatives in the community.

    Ability to respond effectively to changes in the work environment in a positive and professional manner.

    Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required.

    Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to client @other locations. Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites;

    Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed.

    About Horizon:

    Horizon Behavioral Health, founded in 1969, is the premier behavioral healthcare provider in Central Virginia. Horizon serves approximately 15,000 adults, children and families each year in Lynchburg and the surrounding counties. Horizon was voted by the readers of Lynchburg Living Magazine as Best of Lynchburg in 2017 for counseling services in Lynchburg.

    We offer a generous benefits package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays. In addition, Horizon locations are approved NHSC sites, as well as qualified for PSLF loan forgiveness programs. We also offer tuition discounts with major local universities.

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