Title: RN Supervisor - Mental Health
Job Category: Registered Nurse
Line of Business: Residential Services
About this Career Opportunity:
The Nurse works as part of a Forensic Assertive Community Team that provides care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring chemical dependency and/or personality disorder. The Nurse is viewed as a primary agent of hope and change and is required to work in full partnership with the client in his/her recovery process.
The practitioner has a two focused level of responsibility: first, for the care, welfare, treatment, and safety of the clients as individuals and secondly, for the facilitation of a work and a treatment culture that promotes team work, professionalism, cultural competency, and adherence to best practice principles and interventions. The Nurse has responsibility for client specific and program outcomes. Primary duties include health/medication assessment, crisis assessment and management, planning, individual counseling, skills teaching, psychiatric/medical case management, medication monitoring/administration, staff training, care coordination with outside providers, and on-call.
Holds an associate arts degree in nursing and has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness; or bachelor's degree in nursing and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness; or holds a graduate degree in nursing and has at least 2,000 post BA hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness.
This position requires a Registered Nurse license. All staff are supported in gaining certification as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. The agency encourages staff to seek license at the highest standard permitted by his/her education and experience.
Upon hire this position requires demonstration of the ability to conduct medical and functional assessments, develop treatment plans, provide crisis and behavioral management, provide goal directed individual counseling, facilitate groups, teach skills, provide medical/psychiatric case management, problem-solve, and communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. This position requires teamwork and the ability to work alone.
ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.
ResCare also offers a PayOUT program that allows employees to set their own pay day. Click here to learn more about this program.
About our Company
Our ResCare Minnesota's Mental Health Division has been providing psychiatric rehabilitation and person-centered care for adults whose lives are impacted by mental illness for more than 30 years. Our agency is founded on the core principles and values of hope, partnership, choice and recovery.
The cornerstone of our work at ResCare Minnesota is our emphasis on developing relationships with our clients. This unique approach helps the people we serve live their best lives. We value professional growth and development, with the benefit of providing extensive training and supervision.
In addition to our Minnesota Mental Health Division, ResCare is a nationwide company that has been in the business of helping vulnerable and complex populations since 1974. Our goal is to be the provider of choice in the development of diverse and proprietary service offerings and technologies working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.
ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
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