HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Assessment Specialist PRN RN in Salem VA, Virginia

RN Assessment Specialist Needed for Respond Assessment and Referral Center

RESPOND ® —our free, 24-hour crisis line for assistance, assessment and referrals

PRN Hours are nights shifts 8 or 12 hour shifts

Night or weekend work required


  1. *Collects data from the patient and other appropriate resources in a systematic manner that is accessible, communicable, and recorded in a clear, legible fashion.
  2. *Registered Nurse who is designated as Qualified Medical Persons performs patient Medical Screen Examination prior to completion of the initial psychiatric intake assessment. OR
  3. Registered Nurse ensures that patient Medical Screen Examination is performed by a Qualified Medical Professional prior to completion of the initial psychiatric intake assessment.
  4. *Ensures admission and hospital criteria are met.
    • Participates in providing a therapeutic milieu.
  5. *Ensures confidentiality, privacy, and safety for patients.
  6. *Demonstrates knowledge of ECO/TDO according to the Virginia State Code.
  7. *Follows established procedures performing job functions. Follows appropriate safety guidelines.
  8. *Works as a member of a team to problem solve and deliver quality care to patients.
  9. *Attends all in-services and education requirements; completes departmental Competency Based Orientation and Competency Based Evaluation requirements.


    Licensure / Credentials:

    Required :

    • Registered Nurse License issued by the Department of Health Professions, Commonwealth of Virginia/OR/

    • Authorization to Practice as a Registered Nurse Applicant in Virginia issued by the Virginia Board of Nursing, Commonwealth of Virginia / OR /

    • Registered Nurse with “ multi-state privilege" granted to them by virtue of their holding a license in one of the states participating with Virginia in the Nurse Licensure Compact .

    • BLS Certification

    • CPI Certification (or obtained within 60 days if hire) Experience in Telehealth preferred

Title: Assessment Specialist PRN RN

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-16441