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Registered Nurse (RN) * On Call * Mental Health #502

Bellevue, Nebraska, United States

Registered Nurse (RN) * On Call * Mental Health #502

  • Bellevue, Nebraska, United States

Who We Serve: Adult residents of Nebraska, aged 19 and older, who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness (Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, or Schizophrenia) and who are leaving acute psychiatric care in a local or state hospital, crisis center, or correctional facility.

Funding: Services can be paid for by Regions (1-6) for eligible recipients or by Medicaid; Room & Board can be paid for by SSI/SSDI, AABD, Regions, or privately.

About the Program: The Recovery Center at Sarpy is a 24-hour staffed secure mental health program that helps people envision their recovery path, build important skills, and regain hope to move forward on their journey. It offers a high level of care in the community, which gives people a chance to receive all the needed support and services under one roof that they need to stabilize their symptoms and strengthen independent living skills. Recovery is woven into and defines every aspect of the program, from assessments and interventions to the client information system, to the selection of staff, and the overall client experience.

The Recovery Center at Sarpy is person-centered and trauma-informed. In this environment, clients begin a learning process that helps them make effective choices, reduce the amount of harm in their lives, and increase their personal strengths.

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 (Cardiopulmonary 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

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 except for SUTS (Substance Use Treatment) programs

• 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 except for SUTS (Substance Use Treatment) programs

• 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 except for SUTS (Substance Use Treatment) programs

• Must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training except for SUTS (Substance Use Treatment) programs

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.