CPEP - Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program - Triage Nurse - Level III

Rochester, NY


The Triage Nurse will be responsible for assessing patients and determining their level of need for medical and psychiatric assistance. Perform patient assessment and medication data collection. Responsible for orientation to the CPEP unit and process and provide vaccination information. Reassess patients who are waiting. Initiate emergency treatment if necessary. A comprehensive psychiatric evaluation is completed for each patient registered to this area. Intensive management of acute psychiatric conditions is often required. This a dynamic environment with a highly skilled staffing contingent prepared to assess complex patient presentations in order to determine appropriate intervention and disposition. The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program is comprised of interdisciplinary clinical teams-serving patients across the lifespan with psychiatric mental health conditions. Triage and Screening (10 interview rooms); 4 Extended Observation Beds / 2 Intensive Management Beds. Approximately 11,000 patients are evaluated annually. BSN Required.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 3 years of RN experience. This position utilizes expert skill and knowledge to deliver nursing care, directs others, and assumes the role as a care coordinator or preceptor.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: Psychiatric Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT position available, D/E/N, 8 & 12 hour shifts, holidays and weekends per unit policy.