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Registered Nurse

Location : Brooklyn, NY
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2022-18
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

With over 30 years of serving the NYC Metropolitan area, Penda Aiken, Inc. is one of the prime talent acquisition firms in the Northeast corridor. Our industry specialists work one-on-one with our clients and candidates, guiding them in finding the right solutions for all parties and delivering customized solutions for the best possible outcome.


We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurses (RN) to join our multidisciplinary team in providing comprehensive care to clients in a mental health setting. Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse Supervisor, you will play a vital role in ensuring that clients receive the necessary care in accordance with nursing care plans, established protocols, and regulatory standards.

Job Description: 


As an RN in our mental health facility, you will be responsible for providing direct nursing care to clients, including conducting comprehensive admission assessments, administering medications, providing physician-ordered medical treatments, and collecting specimens for laboratory analysis. You will also play a key role in health education, monitoring client behavior, conducting assessments to identify client needs and potential obstacles to success, and handling crisis intervention as needed. Accurate documentation and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment are also crucial aspects of this role.



  • Provide direct nursing care to clients in a mental health setting.

  • Conduct comprehensive admission assessments, including physical and mental health evaluations.

  • Dispense medications and ensure proper administration.

  • Provide physician-ordered medical treatments and interventions.

  • Collect specimens for laboratory analysis or culture as necessary.

  • Deliver health education to clients and assist in developing self-management skills.

  • Monitor client behavior, identifying any changes or concerns.

  • Conduct assessments to identify client needs, available services, and potential barriers to success.

  • Handle crisis intervention, addressing psychological, physiological, and behavioral emergencies.

  • Maintain accurate and detailed electronic or physical records of client care.

  • Create a safe and therapeutic environment for clients, promoting their well-being and recovery.

Required Qualifications :

  • Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license.

  • Prior experience in a mental health or psychiatric setting is preferred.

  • Knowledge of mental health assessment and intervention techniques.

  • Strong clinical skills and ability to provide comprehensive nursing care.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to handle crisis situations with composure and empathy.

  • Proficient in maintaining accurate and detailed documentation.

  • Familiarity with electronic health record systems is a plus.

  • Knowledge of licensing standards and regulations in the state of practice.

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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