RN - Outpatient Behavioral Health (Chemical Dependency)


Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing


Watertown, New York

Employment Type



WCS Healthcare is currently seeking a Behavioral Health RN for a contract assignment at a Prestigious Outpatient Facility in Watertown, NY. This nurse will be working within an Addiction Center.

Compensation : $40 - $45
Job ID : 20771

Job Function:

  • Gauging patients' psychiatric states.
  • Collaborating on psychiatric intervention plans.
  • Administering psychotropic and similar medications.
  • Keeping patient morale up by providing a positive therapeutic relationship
  • Monitoring adherence to non-medicinal treatment regimens.
  • Removing potentially harmful and triggering environmental features.
  • Restraining, consoling, and sometimes medicating highly unsettled patients.
  • Documenting patients' health journeys and reporting on notable alterations.
  • Conducting targeted psychoeducation, particularly within families.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current RN license for the state that you are working in (or willingness to obtain)
  • BLS & ACLS certifications from the American Heart Association
  • CPI or PCMS certification is required
  • Background in addiction, detox and chemical dependency is highly preferred
  • 2 years of acute care experience in this specialty
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills




Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.