|Flex Nurse for Behavioral Health-Outpatient Mental Health Adult Services (12281 Flex Nurse Position for BHS)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Acts as triage person for admissions to the program. Provides professional nursing care, including dispensing medications, according to physician's orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department. Recognizes and interprets symptoms of clients' conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for adverse developments. Maintains clinical charts including documentation of observations, medications treatments; reports on the condition of clients; observes and corrects, if possible, environmental factors dealing with comfort and safety. Participates as a team member at staff interviews and provides input regarding the stability of client's physical condition. Is responsible for arranging clinic appointments, chest x-rays, laboratory work and other medication appointments. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in nursing, Associate's degree in nursing, or graduation from a diploma school of nursing. Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in nursing, Associate's degree in nursing, or graduation from a diploma school of nursing. Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment. Experience in working in psychiatric settings is a preferred.
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18 North County Street|
Human Resources - 7th Floor
Country: UNITED STATES
| Full-time-Variable Shift|
| Trade and Technical|
$ 34.92 Hourly
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