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Assertive Community Treatment RN

Company: Merakey
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Leader, this position will be responsible for coordinating and implementing psychiatric services for all team consumers, and provision of medical management services for up to 40 consumers and case management services for up to 5 consumers. Assertive community based provision of services will require a flexible schedule and will include on-call responsibilities. Qualifications: Must be a RN and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a mental health setting. Must possess the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. General Responsibilities: 1. Assist consumers in identifying and accessing medical needs through regular assessment, and coordinating and assessing necessary medical services. 2. Demonstrate a Rehabilitation/Recovery value system toward service delivery by providing consumer-driven strength based approach to medical services, case management and crisis services. 3. Coordinate service delivery by other team members in relation to medical services. 4. Coordinate service delivery, both internal and external, in relation to medical services. 5. Complete initial nursing evaluations, including medical history summary and yearly updates on each consumer. 6. Provide medication administration, monitoring, education, and recording as needed. 7. Work closely with psychiatrist(s) to follow through with MD orders. 8. Assess consumers for symptoms and side effects of medication and provide education, management, and documentation as needed. 9. Educate and train staff, family members, and community providers in relation to all areas of medical treatment and its relationship to psychiatric treatment. 10. Maintain Pharmaceutical supplies, and other treatment supplies as required for assessment and treatment. 11. Participate in service delivery for all the consumers on the team. 12. Participate in service plan meetings, treatment meetings with other providers, and team clinics, as indicated by team leader. Follow through with clinical decisions as determined utilizing a team approach to problem solving. 13. Act as primary case manager when needed by assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining basic living needs and skills related to housing, food, psychiatric and medical care, transportation, socialization, education, and employment in a manner that is clinically appropriate. 14. Attend and participate in all meetings, supervisions, and trainings in a professional manner. 15. Act as a liaison with family, service providers, and community supports and services, as needed and appropriate 16. Maintain professionalism as per corporate policy during all aspects of service delivery. 17. Fulfill on-call duties as assigned. 18. Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. 19. Assure necessary documentation is completed in a timely manner to meet CBHNP and program requirements. 20. Complete all other duties as assignedUnder the direction of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Leader, this position will be responsible for coordinating and implementing psychiatric services for all team consumers, and provision of medical management services for up to 40 consumers and case management services for up to 5 consumers. Assertive community based provision of services will require a flexible schedule and will include on-call responsibilities. Qualifications: Must be a RN and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a mental health setting. Must possess the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. General Responsibilities: 1. Assist consumers in identifying and accessing medical needs through regular assessment, and coordinating and assessing necessary medical services. 2. Demonstrate a Rehabilitation/Recovery value system toward service delivery by providing consumer-driven strength based approach to medical services, case management and crisis services. 3. Coordinate service delivery by other team members in relation to medical services. 4. Coordinate service delivery, both internal and external, in relation to medical services. 5. Complete initial nursing evaluations, including medical history summary and yearly updates on each consumer. 6. Provide medication administration, monitoring, education, and recording as needed. 7. Work closely with psychiatrist(s) to follow through with MD orders. 8. Assess consumers for symptoms and side effects of medication and provide education, management, and documentation as needed. 9. Educate and train staff, family members, and community providers in relation to all areas of medical treatment and its relationship to psychiatric treatment. 10. Maintain Pharmaceutical supplies, and other treatment supplies as required for assessment and treatment. 11. Participate in service delivery for all the consumers on the team. 12. Participate in service plan meetings, treatment meetings with other providers, and team clinics, as indicated by team leader. Follow through with clinical decisions as determined utilizing a team approach to problem solving. 13. Act as primary case manager when needed by assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining basic living needs and skills related to housing, food, psychiatric and medical care, transportation, socialization, education, and employment in a manner that is clinically appropriate. 14. Attend and participate in all meetings, supervisions, and trainings in a professional manner. 15. Act as a liaison with family, service providers, and community supports and services, as needed and appropriate 16. Maintain professionalism as per corporate policy during all aspects of service delivery. 17. Fulfill on-call duties as assigned. 18. Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. 19. Assure necessary documentation is completed in a timely manner to meet CBHNP and program requirements. 20. Complete all other duties as assigned

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