Job Details: Psychiatric Services Nurse

Date Posted: 05.14.18

Title: Psychiatric Services Nurse - Full Time

Location: Fort Walton Beach

Closing Date: 05.21.18

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Active Florida LPN license with experience in mental health. Candidate must be able to pass a Department of Children and Families Level II criminal background check, drug screening, and a Tuberculosis (TB) test.


  • Experience providing psychiatric patient care for outpatient treatment, therapy, and psychosocial programs.

  • Knowledge and compliance to standards defined by Medicaid for Psychiatric services.

  • Understanding of medications used for mental health treatment.

  • Knowledge of Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) offered by pharmaceutical companies.

  • Ability to provide client nursing care.

  • Ability to work with others and accept supervision in a team environment.

  • Ability to perform work that is accurate, thorough, and completed within required timeframes.

  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to navigate and document properly in the Bridgeway Center, Inc. (BCI) Electronic Health Record (EHR).

  • Experience and knowledge of electronic prescriptions to pharmacies.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  BCI is hiring for a Psychiatric Services Nurse position. We are seeking highly motivated applicants that want to learn and grow with BCI. We are excited to meet interested potential teammates. BCI offers competitive salary and benefits. Main job tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Provide assistance to Provider (ARNP & MD)

  • Utilize EHR software

  • Complete documentation within timeframes i.e., treatment plans being signed and dated by treating Provider and treatment plan reviews.

  • Monitor Psychiatric progress notes

  • Complete clinical documentation

  • Effectively communicates with Providers regarding patient care and needs

  • Processes medication requests

  • Document medication record to include any changes between client visits.

  • Performs prior medication authorizations for Medicaid and Medicare clients as well as private insurance clients.

  • Outcome measures upon client admission and discharge.

***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***

Notify the Human Resources Office in advance if you require special disability accommodations to participate in the employment process.

Hours: Full-Time