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Nurse RN- Assertive Community Treatment

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $4,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!
Compass Health Network is looking for a Nurse RN - Assertive Community Treatment - to be Responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and support services for individuals in Assertive Community Treatment services.
This candidate will work two days in the clinic and three days in the community. On call rotation and some evening and weekend hours are required. -
Responsibilities of the Nurse RN - Assertive Community Treatment -
--- Collaborate with the client and treatment team in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans; providing individual supportive therapy and symptom management, ensuring immediate changes are made in the treatment plans as clients' needs change, educating and supporting clients' families, and advocating for clients' rights and preferences.--- Under direction of the team psychiatrist organize and manage the system of getting medication to clients and integrating medication administration tightly into clients' individual treatment plans. Take the lead role or participate in providing medication administration and medical services.--- Provide education, training, and coaching on medications, mental illnesses, and co-occurring health illnesses to clients and ACT--- Participate in and conduct parts of the client-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status and diagnosis, physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships.--- Attend daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings, and weekly supervision.--- Complete all required documentation, according to agency policy, which includes but is not limited to: Comprehensive Assessments, Progress Notes, Individualized Treatment Plans, Personal Safety Plans, and Authorizations of Disclosure. --- Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime, evening and weekend hours. --- Accompany clients, when necessary, to medical appointments to assist with communication and understanding of client's illness, medication, and/or procedures.--- Work to help complete prior authorizations and coordinate medical appointments.--- Consult with ACT team regarding client health and medication issues.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Jefferson City , Nurse RN- Assertive Community Treatment, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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