Communicare KY
  • 09-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides psychiatric and general nursing services to the DDID population in consultation with psychiatric, general medical and DDID staff.


QUALIFICATIONS: Active Registered Nurse License. Two (2) years experience in psychiatric nursing.


SKILL SETS: Adequate communication skills, process verbal and written instructions, dependable, interact effectively with the public and staff, adaptability-able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, strong sense of commitment.


PHYSICAL AND ENVIORMENTAL DEMANDS: Visual acuity necessary for updating files and completing documents. Requires frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching to file records. Hearing and talking is necessary to answer phone and talk with employees and other individuals. Work is light with walking, standing and sitting. Manual dexterity is required to perform work processing and other clerical duties.


JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

  1. Works with psychiatric staff and treatment team to schedule, arrange and facilitate psychiatric services for the DDID
  2. Consults with treatment team and community partners in the development and implementation of individual specific treatment
  3. Reviews and signs treatment plans as
  4. Participates in plan of care meetings, providing input and resource development for medically complex
  5. Assists DDID with the CMSP, patient assistance medication programs and accessing samples when
  6. Maintains records and disposes of medications according to Communicare
  7. Serves as a liaison and consults with community medical providers and physicians regarding the medical needs of jointly served
  8. Coordinates and conducts educational programs for clients and DDID
  9. Conducts Medication Administration Training for all staff as outlined by state
  10. Provides injections, tuberculosis skins tests, glucose finger sticks and other injections as indicated and ordered by a
  11. Monitors vital signs, weight and other health related areas of need when deemed
  12. Completes accurate and timely documentation and/or billing related to client
  13. Participates in agency continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities related to nursing practices and
  14. Performs other duties as

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Adheres to Communicare, Inc. policies and procedures.
  2. Attends mandatory in-services and other training/educational programs as required.



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Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


Communicare KY
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