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THIRA Health

Psych Nurse

Clinical – Bellevue, Washington
Department Clinical
Employment Type Full-Time

Pysch Nurse  
THIRA Health - Bellevue, WA 

Job TypeFull-time 
Required education:  High school diploma or GED; Bachelor’s preferred 
Required experience:  2+ years Nursing; mental/behavioral health experience preferred  
Required license or certification:  WA State Licensure or license eligible; LPN or RN 

THIRA Health seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse with excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, proactive, flexible, a team player, and have experience working in a fast-paced environment.  The Psych Nurse will be responsible for direct medical care and general oversight of medical care of THIRA Health patients. 

Who We Are: THIRA Health offers transformative mental health treatment programs for women and girls age 13+. THIRA Health programs are based on decades of work with women and girls and are designed to offer a truly transformative, sustainable recovery. Each person has a unique journey to recovery. At THIRA, we address behavioral health needs and promote sustainable recovery by leveraging support systems in all areas of the individual’s life. It is our goal to help each person reach their full potential through recovery. THIRA offers patients solutions that care for the whole person, including nutritional meals, yoga, art therapy, movement therapy, and more 

Our Leadership: THIRA’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mehri Moore, brings with her over 35 years of experience, which she applies in her care and guidance over each individual’s experience. THIRA’s Clinical Director, Dr. Kathryn Korslund, recently transitioned to THIRA after spending her career as research scientist at UW’s Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) and working alongside Dr. Marsha Linehan on further developing and evaluating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of passionate clinicians from a variety of backgrounds in order to serve each individual in a holistic manner.  

 

“What We Offer”: THIRA Health was founded in 2015 and offers elements of both start-up culture and working for a small family business. THIRA is growing rapidly with the expansion of multiple programs and service offerings and is seeking passionate, hard-working, and energetic staff members. THIRA offers a 100% employer-sponsored comprehensive healthcare benefits package, a generous allotment of Paid Time Off, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, a fun and supportive workplace culture, and the opportunity to make a significant impact within both the company and the lives of patients.  

Job Duties: 

  • Take vitals on patients daily, document accordingly in patient’s chart 
  • Perform initial new patient medical assessment, including but not limited to, reconcile medications, obtain medical/surgical history and most recent labs, confirm all patient allergies, and document all findings in patient chart 
  • Supervise Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) staff members (currently 2 CNA’s) 
  • Troubleshoot problems/situations that arise with patients within the facility; provide milieu support and general coverage for programs as needed; on-call on the floor to meet the needs of the clinic 
  • Coordinate care with clinical treatment team and assist in treatment plans for patients as necessary 
  • Support and oversee general patient medical care including but not limited to lab and EKG orders, AIMS test, skin assessments for self-harm behavior, phone in prescriptions, obtain urine samples for screening, communicate with outside patient providers and family regarding medical information 
  • Oversee all medical supply ordering and inventory; maintain medical budget 
  • Complete clinical documentation in a timely, accurate, and professional manner using electronic medical record MicroMD; maintain all patient medical charts 
  • Collaborate and assist with creation and implementation of medical policies and procedures in accordance with Joint Commission and other accreditation services 
  • Research solutions for any medical-related issues that have been identified and guide implementation as appropriate 

Required experience: 

  • High school diploma or GEDBachelor’s in healthcare related field preferred 
  • Active WA State LPN licensure in good standing: RN or LPN 
  • 2 years minimum experience as a nurse; mental or behavioral healthcare experience strongly preferred 
  • 1 year minimum experience supervising other staff 
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  • Location
    Bellevue, Washington
  • Department
    Clinical
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
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