HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Psychiatric Assessment Nurse - RN - Community Assistance Program - CAPS in Nashville, Tennessee

_TriStar Centennial Medical Center__– Nashville, TN_ __ _CAPS (Community Assistance Program) __Specialist (RN)_ Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!

Centennial Medical Centeris currently looking for aCAPS Specialist (RN). CAPS or Community Assistance Program is a vital program to not just our Centennial Medical Center programs but to our surrounding hospitals in the Nashville market.
As a CAPS Specialist you will have the privilege to provide assessments and referrals for patients in psychiatric crisis from across our facility to include our MedSurg floors to our various Emergency Departments. A CAPS Specialist will work with physicians and insurance companies to best decide a plan of care for the patients in need to include insurance pre-certification, coordinating transitions/transfers to inpatient or outpatient care, taking physicians orders, and completing psycho-social assessments and determining level of care needs based on those results.


_Responsibilities:_ * Provides crisis intervention * Refers people to community mental health services in and outside the Centennial Medical Center facility * Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.

_Qualifications:_ * Current TN nursing License or eligible * Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program * Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with Interactions with: Patients, Families, Staff, MDs * BLS preferred * CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) within 90 days of hire

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Psychiatric Assessment Nurse - RN - Community Assistance Program - CAPS

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00001-68605