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Registered Nurse

Company: Southeastern Integrated Care LLC
Location: Pembroke
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Summary: The Nurse (RN) is part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) OR Family Practice team that provides person-centered services addressing a breadth of beneficiary's needs, helping him or her achieve their personal goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the medication system in conjunction with the psychiatrist, administers and documents medication treatment;
  • Screens and monitors the beneficiary for medical problems and side effects (including nursing assessments, completion of AIMS);
  • Build rapport and engagement with beneficiaries
  • Engage in health promotion, prevention and education activities;
  • If the beneficiary is in agreement, develop strategies to maximize taking medications as prescribed (e.g., reviewing home environment to find cues to remind beneficiary to take medications; work with beneficiary and psychiatric care provider to scale back the number of times medications are taking each day);
  • Communicating and coordinating services with other medical providers;
  • Educating the team in monitoring psychiatric symptoms and medication side-effects;
  • Provide "first responder" crisis response to any beneficiaries experiencing a crisis;
  • Attending daily ACT team meetings and actively participating;
  • Preparing oral medications for delivery and administering injectables as prescribed.
  • Direct and supervise LPN staff;
  • Accurately documents all billable encounters into Southeastern Integrated Care's EMR (electronic medical record) system within 24 hours. Any corrections will be entered within 24 hours of being notified.
  • Other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities:The Nurse (RN) position oversees Nurse (LPN) staff. Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience
    • Minimum one year of experience working with adults with serious mental illness;
    • Associate's Degree of Nursing for (RN) Required Skills/Abilities
      • Working knowledge of psychiatric medications;
      • Ability to empathetically interact with beneficiaries and their families;
      • Strong clinical skills;
      • Operate independently or with minimal supervision.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
        • Valid NC Nursing License or Compact License that allows practice in NC;
        • Copy of a valid, unrestricted NC Driver's license, proof of insurance Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The work is performed primarily in the client's home and in the community and may involve exposure to cigarette smoke, domestic animals/pets, household pests, uncomfortable heating/cooling, and other issues related to the domestic location in which service is delivered (if part of ACT these can be part of the work environment). Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear; and taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to drive and operate a personal vehicle safely and adhere to all applicable state and traffic laws.PI610b3388ea4c-31181-34772485

Keywords: Southeastern Integrated Care LLC, Fayetteville , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Pembroke, North Carolina

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