Company: ResCare Residential Services
Posted on: August 27, 2020
Join a team of passionate and caring clinicians who make a
difference in people's lives. Our nursing group focuses on
compassion and meeting the needs of our clients in a variety of
settings such as Home Health, Hospice, Residential and Private
Duty. If your passion is outstanding patient care coupled with a
desire to help others live their best life, then come work for us.
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
The practitioner has a two focused level of responsibility:
first, for the care, welfare, treatment, and safety of the clients
as individuals; 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
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.Forensic Assertive Community Team is
an adaptation of the assertive community treatment model designed
to serve people with a serious mental illness who are involved in
the criminal justice system.
It features a collaborative relationship between the mental health
professionals and the criminal justice agencies.
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
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.
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