Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Working with Adults and Children with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and/or Mental Illness

Benefits:

  • 10 paid holidays
  • Generous Leave Time
  • Short-Term Disability Benefit

Registered Nurse Requirements:

Registered Nurse Degree from a recognized or accredited institution with course work in mental health. One or more years of relevant mental health experience.  Good communication skills (both verbal and written) are required.  Possess State registration as a Registered Nurse.  Functional computer literacy is required within six months from date of hire.  Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

Summary:
Will function in support of Physician Services and/or I/DD Clinical Support Services.  Primary areas of responsibility include completing nursing assessments, monitoring the individual’s health care needs, oversees and/or administers injections.  Providing services in a variety of settings to include; the outpatient clinic, community, consumer’s home, or an AFC setting.  Will be required to complete Annual Assessments, Pre-Plans, Plans of Service, POSR, Medication Reviews, Nursing Assessments and Quarterly Nursing Reviews, based on need.  Writes appropriate health care programs focusing on integrated health needs, oversees labs and treatments as ordered by physicians; consultation and collaboration with providers and staff, instructs staff who carry out procedures outlined in programs; monitors programs/progress and, case closures as assigned.  Address daily medication calls and consults with Physicians, Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner.  Discharge of individual services for physician services.  This position may be requested to meet with pharmaceutical representatives to record sample medications and assist DR/PA/NP in dispensing to individuals served.  Participate in crisis intervention backup services as needed.

 


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