Provides professional nursing and/or psychotherapy treatment team services.
Provides physician-directed Medication Checks to clients and educates consumers and families regarding psychiatric medication treatment services.
Maintains close contact with program supervisor and medical doctor, reporting any reactions to medications, any changes in physical/emotional condition and reporting observations.
Maintains appropriate documentation of clinical and statistical records; completes re-certifications and medical information forms, and maintains records of medications.
Assumes a lead role in responding to emergency situations, when necessary..
Serves as a member of the Emergency Services Team.
Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures
Bachelor in Science in Nursing or successful completion of a Registered Nurse program from an accredited School of Nursing with two year's experience in a psychiatric health care setting.
Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
Current and valid R.N. licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
ANA certification in Psychiatric or Community Health nursing or eligibility for same.
Ability to transport oneself and/or clients in an insured vehicle, as program or client needs dictate.
Ability to observe client's behavior and keep accurate and detailed charts and records.
Demonstrated ability to handle clients with acute or chronic mental health condition.
Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
Ability to communicate with effectiveness, and provide constructive feedback and direction to staff.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PA HUMAN SERVICES, INC., OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA 15022-1607, ATTENTION: POSTING #16188
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