Registered Nurse II

  • Location:

    Unknown

  • Category:

    Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Contact:

    Priya Shethna

  • Job ID:

    1130

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Type:

    26.0

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-27

  • Start date:

    2019-10-28

  • Consultant:

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Major Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

Note:   The following statements reflect the general duties considered necessary in order to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

  1. Provides field based nursing evaluations and monitors for changes in client’s health status; coordinates care with other health care providers on behalf of GART program.

 

  1. Educates clients and families about health care prevention services.

 

  1. Reviews medical reports and triages client needs. 

 

  1. Accompanies clients to appointments with other health care providers, and follows up on appropriate referrals to address unmet health care needs.

 

  1. Develops relationships with Primary Care Clinics on behalf of GART clients.

 

  1. Develops required nursing procedures to ensure client health and safety.

 

  1. Participates in community health fairs, meetings, and interagency case conferences.

 

  1. Conducts visual assessments of the environmental conditions in the home of GART clients; conducts a baseline evaluation of the client’s medical and psycho-social needs.

 

  1. Assists GART staff in the development of treatment plans for GART clients per Quality Assurance standards of ACBHCS.

 

  1. Participates in staff meetings and reviews cases with other staff to maintain quality of care; works collaboratively with GART multi-disciplinary team..

 

  1. Provides feedback to the GART medical providers on the efficacy of medication prescribed to GART clients.

 

  1. Serves as an advocate for obtaining access to specialty care services, appointments, and referrals to other needed services.

 

  1. Participates in community outreach and health education activities that encourages  utilization of preventive health services and development of healthy lifestyles.

 

  1. Serves as a consultant to community agencies, skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, and acute care settings in the area of older adult mental health conditions and/or co-occurring issues, recovery options, available services, behavioral management, and older adult issues.

 

  1. Develops competency in the area of older adult behavioral health care needs.

 

  1. Maintains all records in accordance with the Quality Assurance standards of ACBHCS.

 

  1. Performs other duties as assigned within the classification.