Registered Nurse (RN)

Delray Beach, FL
Full Time

Come grow with us here at South County Mental Health Center!

Job Summary: Provides in-patient psychiatric nursing care to all clients in crisis with the goal of stabilization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Administer medication.
  • Educate clients on medication.
  • Intervene verbally and/or physically with clients who are out of control.
  • Lead Hygiene – HIV/AIDS – Nutrition – Substance Abuse Groups, etc.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living.
  • Answering questions from families and involve families in treatment when feasible, and promote wellness within the family unit.
  • Complete nursing physical assessment on each client.
  • One-to-one care, as indicated.
  • Monitor restraints, suicide and homicide precautions, close observations and timeouts, etc., and follow all standards.
  • Place client on 24 hour nursing precautions, as needed.
  • Monitor special diets.
  • Draw blood and/or collect other laboratory specimen samples.
  • Minor wound care as indicated.
  • Assess clients’ somatic complaints.
  • Evaluate medical emergencies
  • Team meeting with staff.
  • Admit clients to CSU – Administrative admission.
  • Develop treatment plans with clients.
  • Monitor client charts for doctors’ orders and accuracy reviews.
  • Write progress notes on clients’ symptoms, activities, or significant behaviors.
  • Initiate and record restraint and seclusion process.
  • Record medications and side effects or lack thereof.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • RN Licensed in Florida
  • Must be knowledgeable in areas of client rights, Baker Act, confidentiality regulations, and abuse regulations.
  • Knowledge of medications and side effects; risk of addiction, bloodborne pathogens, OSHA Standards.
  • 1 year experience in Psychiatric Nursing

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry

Physical setting:

  • Acute care
  • Hospital
  • Urgent care center

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • RN (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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