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Helio Health Inc. Registered Nurse (RN) - Per Diem in Syracuse, New York


Helio Health is on a mission to treat and promote recovery from the effects of substance use, mental health disorders, and other behavioral healthcare issues. In order to support our mission, Helio Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN)to work on aPer Diem basis for ourInpatient, Outpatient, or Residential programs. The Registered Nurse (RN) will provide comprehensive treatment to those affected by substance use, mental health, and other behavioral health disorders.

Registered Nurses at Helio Health have a unique opportunity to use their training to provide a comprehensive approach focusing on patients’ mental health and wellbeing. RN’s in the behavioral healthcare field may enjoy the following benefits not traditionally found in common healthcare settings:

  • Less physically demanding and strenuous on your body from not needing to stand for your entire shift.

  • Less laborious work with patients with less tasks related to ADL’s.

  • Primarily taking vitals, passings medications, and identifying and acute needs of mental health and SUD related issues.

  • Build strong relationships with patients and see positive, real-time results.

Pay: $31.48 - $44.43 per hour.


  • Work under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, Service Director and/or Program Director and follows medical orders for patient care.

  • Communicate with supervisor, medical provider and/or Medical Director regarding patients' medical concerns.

  • Monitor patients' medical status, signs and symptoms of withdrawal and reports to supervisor and/or medical director.

  • Work with other medical staff across the agency and in the community for continuity of patient medical care.

  • Communicate with clinical staff regarding patients' medical concerns.

  • Work directly with patients' in providing medical services, interpreting medical information and provide recommendations or make referrals for medical services.

  • Develop, recommend, and review medical policies and procedures for all programs within Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare.

  • Advise the agency and ensure the provision of services for medical and health related issues.

  • Provide direct patient care of medical examination, implementation of medical orders, treatment of medical conditions and communicable and infectious disease reporting in accordance with the law.

  • Execute and review public health education and screening protocols with regards to tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis, and HIV prevention and harm reduction in accordance with Article 27-F of the Public Health law and under the Mental Hygiene law in coordination with the Medical Director/Nurse Manager.

  • Implement and carry out a medically based group for patients on the above topics.

  • Serves on special review and quality assurance committees as assigned.

  • Provide and document medical consultation, assessment, examination, and treatment planning and review consistent with agency policy and requirements.

  • Other related assignments and duties consistent with training and experience.


  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse currently registered by the New York State Department.

  • At least one year of experience, or comparable training in the treatment of substance abuse and/or substance dependency.

  • Basic computer skills required.

Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination

Salary and hourly compensation ranges are provided in accordance with NYS law and are based on Helio Health's good faith belief of what is accurate at the time of posting. Salary and hourly compensation offers are based on candidate's education level and experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager and program.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Syracuse

Category Nursing

Position Type Per-Diem

Work Arrangement Onsite

ID 2024-3585