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19130 - Registered Nurse

The CARE Center, Inc. | Washington, PA | Part Time

Job Description


THE CARE CENTER, INC.

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Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier

nonprofit human services company in the region. Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!


POSITION: Registered Nurse (Part-Time)

Mental Health Outpatient and Drug & Alcohol

Washington, PA


PAY GRADE: 14


WAGE: $20.97/hr. (as a minimum)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• 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


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor in Science in Nursing or successful completion of a Registered Nurse program from an

accredited School of Nursing with two years’ experience in a psychiatric health care setting.

• Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care

program.

• Must successfully obtain Criminal History from the PA State Police, Child Abuse from the PA

Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.

• 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.



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