We have an opening for a Registered Nurse
in our Community Treatment Alternatives
program! The RN is responsible for providing nursing services to diverse populations. S/he provides culturally sensitive care, services, and case management to consumers and works closely within a multidisciplinary team to plan, coordinate, and deliver medication services that are recovery oriented and trauma informed.
Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the agency's belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of our consumers.
It is important that we choose employees that reflect our mission, vision and values, thus our selection process is thorough and sometimes longer than other employers.
Thank you in advance for providing us with complete and accurate application materials and for your patience when waiting to hear from us.
Though you may have excellent experience, strong work ethic and passion for recovery, due to our funding contractual agreements, candidates we hire must meet the Essential Qualifications specified in the job postings in order to be offered an interview. Please review the qualifications carefully. We wouldn’t want you to put effort into your application materials if you don’t meet the essential qualifications.
You can read about the many benefits of working at JMHC on our careers page.
FOLLOWING IS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Registered Nurse/Case Manager (RN) functions under the supervision of Journey Mental Health Center’s Nurse Manager with on-site supervision provided by the Community Treatment Alternatives (CTA) Clinical Team Manager. This position is included in the Professional Bargaining Unit.
- Current licensure with the State of Wisconsin as a Registered Nurse
- Experience providing nursing services to people who have mental health and/or substance abuse problems or other behavioral health issues
- Knowledge of psychotropic medications
- Ability to work collaboratively on teams with prescribers, clinicians, case managers, nurses, and crisis service workers.
- Commitment to provide culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, and trauma informed services to diverse populations
- Commitment to provide community based services for persons with multiple needs and inadequate resources in addition to providing direct service.
- Good communication and documentation skills, oral and written, and ability to use an EHR
- Valid drivers license, good driving record, and willingness to use personal vehicle for work/client transportation
- Ability to be flexible and creative in a changing system
- Experience working within a Community Support Program
- Fluency in Spanish and English
A. DELIVERY OF CLINICAL SERVICES
- Ensure that services are culturally competent, promote principles of recovery, are trauma informed and promote consumer participation
- Work with case managers, therapists, and prescribers to ensure that medication is integrated into consumer recovery plans
- Maintain contact with consumers to a degree sufficient to monitor and assess progress towards medication compliance
- Assess medical / mental status and side effects and report observations back to the clinical team
- Contribute to the functioning of the JMHC Community Support Program clinical team, supporting and covering for other team members as necessary while engaged in nursing duties including answering the phones, monitoring the medication rooms, processing refill requests and medication evaluations from prescribers and performing nursing triage duties. Other duties may include providing supportive psychotherapy, support around SUD (substance use disorders), training in activities of daily living, vocational support, budgeting, housing, assistance with legal problems, support around relationships, and obtaining and coordinating health care services.
- Participate in arranging crisis management services as clinically and programmatically appropriate and necessary
- Coordinate clinical services with those of other JMHC programs and outside agencies and assist in problem resolution around clinical issues
- In coordination with the clinical team assist in coordinating admissions and discharges
- Complete documentation and record keeping in a timely manner.
- Participate in program meetings, training programs and other designated program functions
- Participate in JMHC-wide training programs and community education as assigned
- Complete all other assignments / duties as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor, Clinical Team Leader, or Medical Director.
The above statements are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list, but are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this employee.