Registered Nurse (RN-CN1), Psychiatry - Outpatient Mood Clinic, Days, ONA

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Psychiatry - Outpatient Mood Clinic
Hours: 16 hours/week
Shift: First

UC Health is hiring a part-time Registered Nurse (RN) for the Psychiatry- Outpatient Mood Clinic department for the day shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Our outpatient team offers hope to patients with mood disorders through innovative treatments and compassionate care. We know that diagnosing mood disorders early is crucial to managing the condition and offering the best quality of life. At UC Health, we focus on identifying predictors of mood disorders, as well as studying new interventions backed by leading research to bring patients the best possible care.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific. Registered Nurses are valued as an important part of the mood disorder team and provide support including:

Preparation and administration of medications in clinic
  • Intranasal ketamine or esketamine
  • Long-acting injections

Setup and patient monitoring for treatments
  • Intranasal ketamine or esketamine
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Additional duties
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation
  • Submit timely and accurate documentation to outside compliance programs
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Follow up to general inquiries from referral sources or patients
  • Collaborate with Hoxworth pharmacy to ensure availability of medication in clinic
  • Prior authorization submission and appeals
  • Stock medical supplies and linens
  • Accucheck control testing
  • Refrigerator temperature monitoring
  • Maintain infection control standards, including common areas


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, required
  • Current OH RN License
  • At least 1 yr. monitoring patients 1 on 1 for adverse reactions