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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/28/2016

Resources For Human Development, Inc. Newark, DE

Newark, DE
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Description/Job Summary

RHD Passages Montrose is a residential programs for adults with serious mental illness. The program provides comprehensive support for adults who are coming out of a psychiatric hospital setting. Services focus on skill building in illness management and
community living, maximizing quality of life, and reducing the need for inpatient hospitalizations.
Montrose is seeking a full-time and part-time Registered Nurse.
Job Responsibilities:

Performs tasks in support of the physical and mental well-being of the consumers

Participates in and collaborates with other professionals during the weekly treatment team for the purpose of the implementation of the needs and desires of the consumers

Communicates with medical personnel in the community to schedule appointments, provide follow up and assure residents needs are met

Reviews labs/tests/office visit notes to assure appropriate follow up on health issues

Participates in the provision of services in the event of a medical or psychiatric emergency

Provides evening or weekend telephone consultation in the event of a medical or psychiatric emergency.

Works individually with consumers to address particular health needs (i.e. checking vitals, weight management, nutrition)

Facilitates psychoeducational groups with consumers aimed at improving healthy living practices

Collaborates with consumers to create weekly menus
Administers medications to consumers
Attends medical appointments with consumers
Communicates changes in consumer status to all staff through documentation in communication log or in person

Transmits vitals and glucose checks to physicians as requested/ordered
Attends conferences/in-services related to the position as requested
Performs tasks to assure that program is in compliance with the policies and regulations of RHD, LTCRP, DSAMH, AND CARF

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed Registered Nurse
At least 4 years of relevant experience
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Valid Driver's License

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, and veteran or disability status.