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Eliot Community Human Services Registered Nurse ACCS 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 experienced RN with outstanding direct care based skills, experience with mental health and nutrition. Our ideal candidate will be driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows you to develop lasting relationships with both the people we serve and with ACCS Team Members.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide education and consultation to Persons and staff regarding medical health, medication and medical topics. Provide 1:1 training in specific individualized need areas.

  • Develop and conduct groups and trainings for Persons and staff in general areas of health and wellness including nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation. Assist Persons with accessing community resources that will support and assist with addressing needs and health wellness efforts.

  • Provide oversight, guidance and assistance to Persons with understanding their medical conditions. Meet with Persons and staff to discuss any medical diagnoses and conditions, causes, symptoms, complications, and treatment options.

  • Perform direct medical care for a Person as appropriate and ordered by physician which may include monitoring of vitals, wound care, etc. This includes providing interventions specific to Person’s TP (treatment plan) for medical/health and wellness goal areas.

  • Review all medical documentation for each Person as assigned and provide medical care consultation and coordination as needed. Provide assistance coordinating overall medical care for Persons and ensuring medical follow up is done as needed. Ensure compliance with MAP.

  • Provide medical consultation and direction as active member of assigned committees, including the Agency’s risk committee and Health and wellness committee.

  • Provide side by side interventions to Persons that focus on education and skills training in relation to health and wellness issues. Assist the team and Persons by providing methods for on-going assessment of symptoms and treatment effectiveness and identify appropriate responses/actions.

Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Experience with population: Intermediate

  • Computer Software Skills: Intermediate

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate

  • Med Administration: Advanced

Education

Required

  • Associates or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • RN

Experience

Required

  • 2 years: Experience working with adults with serious or persistent mental health issues.
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