RN (Psychiatric/ DD Nurse)

Mental Health and Addiction Services - Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital – Toledo, OH

The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans. 

What’s in it for you:

  • At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees.
  • Newly hired Psych/DD Nurses may be eligible to receive a sign-on incentive up to $2,000.
  • Medical Coverage-Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan. Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance-Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are FREE after one year of continuous service.
  • Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance-Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave -11 paid holidays per year-Childbirth/Adoption leave
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement System-OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary.
  • Deferred Compensation-The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Assesses & evaluates nursing & medical needs of patients who are hospitalized (e.g., admissions, ongoing treatment, discharges); initiates & directs implementation of nursing care plan;-Observes, evaluates & records patient behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments & therapeutic activities- Provides professional nursing care (e. g., administers medications & treatments as ordered by physician, educates patient on medication(s), assists with physical examinations, takes & records vital signs, performs venipuncture);-Responds to emergency situations (e.g., codes, suicide, assault).-Directs delivery of & evaluates psychiatric & nursing care of patients as delivered by professional & nonprofessional staff (e.g., licensed practical nurse (i.e., LPN), therapeutic program workers (i.e., TPW) on assigned shift, monitors LPN medication administration, documentation, patient care & operation of medical equipment (e.g., stethoscope, blood pressure monitor, glucometer);-Precepts & provides support for nursing staff as assigned.-Prepares, reviews, implements & updates records/reports/plans (e.g., individual treatment plans, incidents, restraints/seclusions, nursing care plans, shift reports, transfers, admissions & discharges); transcribes &/or verifies doctors' orders; writes nursing summaries; participates in ongoing performance improvement/quality assurance.-Serves as interdisciplinary treatment team member; performs variety of miscellaneous duties (e.g., light housekeeping in patient areas & living quarters;-Identifies & reports safety concerns; attends & completes required training's & educational programs; schedules unit shift breaks/lunch). 

*Must apply online using the link below, in order to be considered: