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Psych Registered Nurse (RN) * Field Based Mental Health #365

San Diego, California, United States

Psych Registered Nurse (RN) * Field Based Mental Health #365

  • San Diego, California, United States
WHO IS TELECARE?
A rapidly growing mental and behavioral healthcare company. Established in 1965. 155+ programs and over 4,400 employees!
Company mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral healthcare services to those in our community suffering from severe and persistent mental illness resulting in complex needs. We desire to de-stigmatize, to share respect, to share decision making and to provide the best care to those in need of our services.

WHO WILL WE SERVE?

# of Members: 110 members

Who We Serve: Adults who have a serious mental illness, have a possible co-occurring substance use disorder, who are justice-involved, are eligible for probation, are on parole, and who may be homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

About the Program: We believe that recovery starts from within and will do whatever it takes to support you on your recovery journey. We have a multidisciplinary team that includes a psychiatrist; a nurse; a program coordinator/licensed team lead; a clinician; a peer recovery coach; personal service coordinators with experience in drug, alcohol, and mental health treatment; and specialists in housing, education and employment, who are all here to help you on your path.

Your recovery journey is guided by an individualized service plan. Our staff offers advocacy for individuals who have extensive contacts with the criminal justice system. We will assist you in recovery by tailoring services so you can better manage your conditions, monitor your progress toward your goals, adjust services to fit your changing needs, and partner with community services to ensure continuity of care.

Thorough Total Rewards Package including:
  • Competitive administrative salary range
  • 401k
  • ESOP
  • Medical benefits for you + dependents: United Healthcare PPO, United Healthcare HMO, Kaiser HMO
  • Aflac
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Option to enroll in personal life insurance for you + dependents

    Employment Status: Full-Time

    Shift: 8:00 am - 4: 30 pm

    Days: Monday - Friday

    POSITION SUMMARY
    The Registered Nurse (RN) provides recovery-focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Required:
    • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of program operations
    • Valid CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)/BLS (Basic Life Support) certificate
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
    • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

    Preferred:
    • BA or BS degree
    • One (1) year of healthcare experience
    • Experience in Behavioral health setting

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders
    • Oversees and provides nursing care
    • Completes nursing assessments
    • Assists in the welcoming, admissions, and discharge process
    • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
    • Attends and participates in community meetings and groups
    • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings
    • Coordinates and supervises admissions to assure accurate and complete documentation in the medical record and timely referral to the medical physician
    • Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift
    • Reviews and maintains the amount, accuracy, and quality of documentation included in the medical records
    • Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention
    • Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner
    • Administers medication and treatments to members served
    • Receives and presents change of shift report as assigned
    • Adheres to medication management policies and procedures
    • Notifies the prescriber and Nursing Supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition
    • Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals
    • Develops and implements nursing care plans
    • Must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

    SKILLS
    • Excellent listening skills and ability to take detailed notes
    • Ability to concisely repeat back instructions provided by Supervisor
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to quickly understand new concepts and integrate into daily routine
    • Ability to prepare succinct summary reports

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious).

    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

    Equal Opportunity Employer Description
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    Pay Transparency Policy Statement
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.