Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating medication/health needs for our clients
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Provide ongoing assessment of clients’ physical health symptoms and clients’ response to treatment. Make appropriate changes to treatment plan to ensure immediate interventions are provided in response to changes in medication/health.
Provide management and administration of medication, in conjunction with team psychiatrist.
Provide medication/health education to clients and families.
Focusing on issues related psychiatric medications and physical health, provide direct clinical services to clients on an individual basis in the office and in community settings.
Provide service and coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment teams (ITT).
Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT
Educate and support clients’ families and advocate for clients’ rights and preferences
Conduct holistic and comprehensive medical assessment along with other team members
Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process
With other RN’s, participate in on-call rotation for crisis intervention/support 7days/wk, 24hrs/day.
Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures.
Registered Nurse with Massachusetts License
Minimum one year of psychiatric nursing experience
Minimum one year of experience in a clinical psychiatric environment
Excellent organizational skills a must
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize tasks
Ability to multi-task
Must have skills and competencies to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses as well as family and other members or the clients’ network
Must have valid driver’s license, dependable automobile, active auto insurance and a clean drivers record
Internal Number: RN2020
Ellenhorn LLC is a premier organization with in-depth multidisciplinary expertise and a comprehensive holistic approach to the psychiatric and psychosocial treatment of persons with complex disorders, including long-standing mental illness, addictions, and medical problems. All treatment provided is evidence-based and innovative.