Psychiatry is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Ketamine Program. The Registered Nurse will report directly to the Senior Practice Manager and work closely with our physicians. Primary responsibilities involve administering Ketamine infusions for depression and monitoring patients.
Establishing IV access. Administration of Ketamine and IV fluids via peripherally inserted catheters, establishing, assessing, drawing and flushing lines.
Assisting with entering labs, vital sign monitoring and entry.
Monitoring and logging inventory.
Peripheral blood draws.
Ensuring availability of necessary supplies.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements
Current and unrestricted New York State RN license.
Ability to perform sedentary work that primarily involves sitting or standing for long periods of time.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid, and tissue. Incumbent is expected to perform/assist in emergency care and/or first aid as needed.