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Psychiatric Assessment Specialist - RN - PRN

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Nashville, TN, United States

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Centennial Medical Center- Nashville, TN

Psychiatric Assessment Nurse


Member of the TriStar Division of HCA

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  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • New Extended Family Leave
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Hundreds of consumer discounts
  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner
About this opportunity:
Centennial Medical Center is currently looking for a CAPS Specialist (RN).
CAPS or Community Assistance Program is a vital program to not just our Centennial Medical Center programs but to our surrounding hospitals in the Nashville market.  

As a CAPS Specialist you will have the privilege to provide assessments and referrals for patients in psychiatric crisis from across our facility to include our MedSurg floors to our various Emergency Departments. A CAPS Specialist will work with physicians and insurance companies to best decide a plan of care for the patients in need to include insurance pre-certification, coordinating transitions/transfers to inpatient or outpatient care, taking physicians orders, and completing psycho-social assessments and determining level of care needs based on those results.  

Job Duties:
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Refers people to community mental health services in and outside the Centennial Medical Center facility
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.
  • You will be the primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated care for your patients.  
  • This Nurse oversees and directs the care of assisting personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients.  
  • When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • TriStar Centennial Medical Center and CAPS are a part of the HCA family and receive continued educations, family feel work environment, support of the nations largest healthcare provider, and career advancement opportunities within clinical leadership and or administrative leadership!  

You are encouraged to apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



  • RN License (required)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support  (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
  • Psychiatric or Behavioral Health Services experience preferred
  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) within 90 days of hire

TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Facility: TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Job ID: 00001-72140
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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