OBRA Assessment Nurse (Part-Time)

OBRA Assessment Nurse (Part-Time)

OBRA Assessment Nurse

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse Degree from a recognized or accredited institution with course work in mental health and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Three or more years of relevant experience is preferred.  
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written) are required.  
  • Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.
  • Functional computer literacy is required.

Benefits:

  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Generous leave time package
  • Mileage Reimbursement

Responsibilities:

As an Assessment Nurse you will:

  • Participate in providing pre-admission assessments and annual resident review for the office of Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA).
  • Facilitate fulfillment of OBRA requirements for nursing facilities.
  • Be required to obtain working knowledge of the OBRA rules and regulations regarding the PASARR process.
  • Work with staff in determining the most appropriate treatment regimen in meeting the identified needs of this population.
  • Be responsible for providing educational and training services to individuals and groups in the community designed to improve awareness of OBRA processes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the various psychoactive medications and their potential effects/side effects in the geriatric population.
  • Maintain good working relationships with multiple providers in the community (Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Care Agencies, Hospices, etc.)
  • Maintains appropriate documentation in accord with agency standards, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate functional computer literacy in all agency documentation.
  • Participate in trainings aimed at the provision of services for individuals with co-occurring disorders.
  • Be knowledgeable about resources available in the community.
  • Comply with guidelines established by PIHP, MDHHS, Medicaid and any other regulatory/monitoring agencies that protect individuals served.
  • Demonstrates accurate understanding of assessment and diagnoses for persons requesting mental health services in accordance to the DSM 5(or current edition).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Universal precautions, standards of practice including but not limited to confidentiality and recipient rights, and emergency protocol.

Job Type: Part-Time

Pay: $24.86 to $34.34


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