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Registered Nurse; Psychiatry - Sign-On Bonus $1,200

4500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA Req #1215
Monday, July 1, 2024

Registered Nurse; Psychiatry Community Health (M-F)

The Centers
 is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to work as part of the psychiatric care team conducting psychiatric assessment; assessing physical health needs; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist. Provides long-acting injections during nurse visits. Make an impact in our community by promoting healthy lifestyles and independence.

Monday through Friday position!


About The Centers & Circle Health Services

The Centers & Circle Health Services are one of the oldest and largest health and human services organizations in Northeast Ohio, serving more than 30,000 people across Northeast Ohio each year. Together, the organizations are leading the way in providing an innovative and integrated model towards a common goal: creating life-changing solutions for those we serve to lead healthier and more successful lives. Utilizing a progressive, interdisciplinary team approach which includes psychiatry, primary care, pharmacy and more, offers our staff a unique opportunity to be an integral part of the health & wellness team, consisting of psychiatrists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical pharmacists and social workers.

The Benefits

Providing quality benefits to our staff is important to us. Just as important is our staff’s well-being. That’s why we offer a number of choices from medical to dental to vision plans to meet the different needs of our staff. We support our staff’s financial well-being by providing employer paid long-term disability, a very competitive defined contribution towards retirement and access to a financial advisor when you need it. We have nutrition and fitness coaches available for consultation. We are a National Health Service Corps Site. You may be eligible for student loan forgiveness! We believe that continuing education and professional development is critical to your career and support our team members to accomplish this. We also have a generous time off program as well as other benefits we can share with you based on your individual interests.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide Registered Nurse Care appointments for patients.
  • Assess patients, physical status, mental status, and assess for psychiatric symptoms including psychotic symptoms and safety factors   
  • Refer for  caseworker and or counseling  when appropriate ,
  • Assess medication adherence. Assess medication for refill needs. Manage the medication system, administer and document medication treatment. 
  • Screen and monitor patients for medical problems/side effects. 
  • Collaborate with shared appointment with provider, especially if the patient is not doing well or needs med change or dose change or having side effects.
  • Provide Bridge Appointments:   review hospital discharge orders , shared appointment with provider , enter new orders into epic  , enter  hospital info into epic  such as reason for hospitalization and other items as needed.
  • Assist patient with scheduling with PCP   
  • if provider is not available for shared appointment then assess patient and if  patient is stable on current meds , then send refill request to   provider. 
  • Coordinates, implements and administers IM injections
  • Access OARRS report when patient is on controlled meds
  • obtain urine  for drug screen for any patient that is on a controlled med. (when provider orders this )
    • Communicate and coordinate services with other medical providers. 
    • Engage in health promotion, prevention, and education activities (i.e. assess for risky behaviors and attempt behavior change). 
    • Meets with patients individually to provide comprehensive medication education and to monitor for side effects and the effectiveness of medications. Assists patients in developing a system to assure medication compliance. Involves family and/or significant others as needed and requested by the patient. 
    • Educate other team members to help them monitor psychiatric symptoms and medication side effects. 
      • When patients are in agreement, develop strategies to maximize the taking of medications as prescribed (e.g. behavioral tailoring, development of individual cues and reminders). 
      • Works with the program psychiatrist to initiate and stabilize patients on medications. 
      • Assists patients in obtaining medications through medication assistance programs, as needed. 
      • Participates in clinical team meetings to assure appropriateness and coordination of care. 
        • Provides consultation services regarding psychiatric and medical difficulties, as necessary. 
        • Monitors and records patient/patient medication availability and usage, acts as liaison to pharmacies. 
        • Maintains organization and safety regarding medications by storing and wasting them according to policy
        • Perform shift management in coordination with other team members according to established policies and procedures.  
    • Provide triage line coverage.   
    • Participate in daily staff organizational meeting and treatment planning review meetings. 

Core Competencies

Nursing Process: Delivers holistic, patient-focused care through assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation.  

: Expresses thoughts clearly, concisely, and effectively both verbally and in writing. Presents in a confident, clear, and enthusiastic manner when addressing people in a large or small group. Demonstrates a sound knowledge of the subject matter. 

Values Diversity
: Collaborates with and involves others, demonstrating a respect for divergent viewpoints; interacts well with diverse people and groups, thereby contributing to an environment that is equitable, inclusive, and cooperative. An awareness of and sensitivity to the cultural diversity of the population served. 

Interpersonal Relations
: relates well to all individuals, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact. Uses influence to build consensus for change. Charismatic and inspirational style to recruit, motivate, retain and develop professionals to advance the organization’s mission. Culturally competent to lead and sustain diversity.


About The Centers  

The Centers fights for equity by healing, teaching, and inspiring individuals and families to reach their full potential. We provide health, family, and workforce services at 11 locations throughout Greater Cleveland, creating life-changing solutions for people to lead healthier and more successful lives. We strive to be an equitable, anti-racist, and service-oriented workplace that pioneers and co-creates solutions while fostering an inclusive community where our team members thrive.  



Wellbeing and Benefits  

Providing quality benefits to our staff is important to us. Just as important is our staff’s well-being. That’s why we offer a number of choices to meet the different needs of our staff.


  • Choice of medical and dental plans 
  • Health Savings Account 
  • Flexible Spending Account for Health and Dependent Care 
  • Vision 
  • Support for continuing education and credential renewal 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Retirement Savings (401k) with a company contribution 
  • 457(b) Savings 
  • Mental Health Support  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Calm Subscription 
  • Short and Longterm Disability 


The Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family Health Care
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $32.34
  • Max Hiring Rate $36.04
Location on Google Maps
  • 4500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA