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Registered Nurse - Outpatient

Organization

Seven Counties Services

Description

Under only administrative direction on assignments, provides professional quality psychiatric, Addictions or Developmental Disabilities (DD) nursing services by assessing, educating, counseling, and supporting the mental and physical health needs of assigned client population groups; develops and coordinates clinical programs; and offers clinical leadership to less experienced members of division’s clinical staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :

Provides clinically appropriate psychiatric, addictions, in-home services to assigned population groups.
Transcribes MD or APRN orders and obtains requested medical information relating to clients.
Completes medication administration ensuring accurate prescribed dosage and timely delivery, educating clients in management of side effects, and obtaining preauthorization of prescriptions/medications from pharmacy.
Maintains accurate & timely documentation, according to established standards for nursing practice.
Manages a caseload of clients receiving only medication services, when required.
Develops and maintains treatment planning and case reviews to determine medical treatment, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning sessions, case conferences, supervisory meetings, and clinical seminars, providing information relating to medical care of the client.
Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered, when requested.
Consults and collaborates with external agents including CHR; school officials, family members, physicians, and other health agencies, regarding organization’s programs and client needs and conditions.
Ensures adequate laboratory supplies, medical equipment, and medications are available to meet service demands and replenishes stock on a timely basis.
Administers pregnancy tests and drug screens on clients and documents results.
Monitors medical equipment and testing per CLIA standards.
Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.
Provides medical leadership to clinical and business staff.
Provides supervision, as requested, to LPN, CMA, CNA & CCMA team members.
Manages the medical clinics to maximize efficiency and create a positive experience for clients.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Requirements

EXPERIENCE:

Psychiatric, Addiction, DD or related nursing experience,
Knowledge of nursing treatment and related issues, including mental and physical characteristics of applicable population, human behavior, and community resources.
Demonstrated competence in a range of nursing skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong leadership qualities and supervisory skills.
Ability to manage a caseload with varying levels of client disability and need. .
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS:

Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients and their families.
Normal tasks may involve routine but limited exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
Scheduling demands may require employee to be on “24-hour call” on a rotating basis.
Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.
Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Utilizes Nursing Process (assess, diagnose, plan, implement, evaluate) during direct patient care interventions to treat and respond to patient health reports and symptoms.
Consistent review of patients’ allergies.
Knowledge of medication reconciliation processes.
If providing care to clients requiring administered medication, demonstrates ability to administer medication safely and in accordance with policies and procedures.
If serving at site where medication is available, follows medication protocols for tracking, storing, documenting, monitoring and disposing of medication.
If providing care to clients at sites where there is self-administration of medication opportunity, demonstrates ability to assess for client’s competence to administer medication safely and in accordance with policies and procedures.
Obtains and monitors lab results, notifying provider of out of range lab values, and explaining lab procedures to clients.
If SUD is primary, demonstrates knowledge of appropriate screening for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, and withdrawal symptoms.
LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

Encourage best practices.
Ensure effective use of procedures.
Improve processes and systems.
Develop collaborative relationships.
Understand budgets and finances.
Organizes staff.
Inspire a shared vision.
Empower others to act.
Model for Seven Counties’ mission, vision, and values.

Type

Part-time

Work Schedule

No Information

Salary

Based on experience

Benefits

We continually help our community and employees flourish... one life at a time. As a Seven Counties Services employee there are many perks to enjoy.

Health & Wellness.
Medical Coverage.
Dental Coverage.
Vision Coverage
Flexible Spending Account.
Health Savings Account.
Short Term Disability.
Long Term Disability - Company Paid.
Wellness Programs - Company Paid.
Financial Wellbeing.
Competitive Compensation Packages.
Life Insurance - Company Paid.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid.
403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching.
Retirement and Financial Planning Services.
Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.
Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness).
Career Development and Growth.
At Seven Counties Services training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education.
Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us.
Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders.
Seven Counties Services and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes.
Work Life Balance.
Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays).
Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance.
Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being.

Required Education

Certificate — EDUCATION:

Kentucky Registered Nursing license.

Work Location

Other — 2141 Spencer Court, LaGrange, KY

Application Process

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/KY---2141-Spencer-Court-LaGrange---93002/Registered-Nurse--NE--Outpatient_JR-007114

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