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Psych RN - Outpatient - La Luz #369

at Telecare Corporation

Posted: 10/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: b6dd2b64-336b-4df8-b37a-e21c348b30f2
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

NEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM IN SAN DIEGO

LONG TERM CARE STEP DOWN #369

Accepting members effective October 14, 2019.

WHO IS TELECARE?
A rapidly growing mental and behavioral healthcare company. Established in 1965. 122 programs and over 3,680 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?
LONG TERM CARE STEP DOWN
Individuals aged 18‐59 years old who are homeless with serious mental illness and who may have a co‐occurring substance use disorder, and who are not connected to outpatient services and are in long‐term care (LTC) facilities and will be discharged as a step down to the community.
 
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

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