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Eliot Community Human Services Overnight RN (Community Crisis Stabilization) in Lynn, Massachusetts

Description

Eliot is a leader in the Behavioral Health realm and provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services. Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services.

Eliot is seeking an Overnight Registered Nurse that is competent in crisis intervention and engagement strategies. Our ideal individual will be able to quickly establish rapport with wide range of clinical presentations. Having knowledge of the vast array of community resources and how to access them and a plus.

Eliot's Community Crisis Stabilization provides assessment and treatment delivering short term 24 hour treatment for adults in a structured and supportive environment. CCS provides person-centered stabilization and support of individuals in psychiatric distress in the least restrictive environment. Access to the CCS Program is provided through Eliot’s Emergency Psychiatric Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure that all service protocols for storing, administering and destroying medications are consistent with current nursing practice.

  • Administer medications as ordered by the psychiatrist; monitor consumers for clinical/side effects and document observations for review by the psychiatrist.

  • Complete all medication administration documentation in accordance with policies and procedures of the program and Agency including transfer of physician orders and documentation of the Medication Administration records.

  • Contact on-site or on-call psychiatrists to obtain written or verbal physicians orders for all CCS client admissions to the program.

  • Conduct and document controlled substance counts in the controlled substance log book in compliance with applicable regulations and policy.

  • Conduct medical monitoring protocols (i.e., pulse and blood pressure) according to service protocols and/or physician orders.

  • Collaborate with prescribing psychiatrists and/or physicians in the community to ensure coordinated treatment planning and continuity of medical care.

  • Participate in daily psychiatric rounds and contribute to development/amendment of treatment plan, as well as implementation of physician orders.

Schedule: T hursday - Saturday 11am-7am

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Ability to deal with fast pace setting: Intermediate

  • Experience with population: Intermediate

  • Computer Software Skills: Intermediate

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate

Education

Required

  • Associates or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • RN

Experience

Required

  • 2 years: Experience working with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses
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