|Psychiatric Nurse for Behavioral Health Services (14516)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Responsible for care of high-risk clients and crisis intervention. Serves as liaison to community agencies. Participates in development and/or assessment of treatment plans. Participates in development of services for high-risk populations. Provides professional psychiatric nursing care related to physician’s orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department. Provides aggressive outreach to hard-to reach clients through home visits and appropriate treatment methods, if applicable to program. Participates in development and implementation of services for high-risk population in conjunction with other behavioral health staff and/or as directed by Program Coordinator. Acts as liaison with pharmaceutical suppliers and representatives in acquiring, storing, and tracking medications. Provides ongoing case management services for a caseload at a level agreed upon by supervisor. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, making suggestions to improve a process).
This position requires frequent interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish. If a recovering person, must have two years' demonstrated sobriety.
With a Master’s degree, no experience is required. With a Bachelor’s degree, one year of experience in psychiatric or behavioral health nursing is required. With an Associate's degree or diploma, five years in psychiatric or behavioral health nursing is required. Illinois Licensure as a registered professional nurse OR Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment. ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN.
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Human and Social Services
18 North County Street|
Human Resources - 7th Floor
Country: UNITED STATES
| Trade and Technical|
$ 29.06 Hourly
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