Requisition Number: IA002-REGNU-S-11-2019-01
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: Waterloo
State: IA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Salary Range: $55,000-58,000/year

Registered Nurse

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Description/Job Summary

The function of the Registered Nurse (RN) is to participate as a full team member and ensure medical needs, physical health issues, and medication issues are integrated into treatment. The RN attends psychiatry appointments and ensure all needed follow-up is completed.
 
The ACT team Nurse is a mobile nursing position expected to deliver services to individuals throughout the service territory as scheduled. This position will also support the operation of the program on a rotating on-call, evening, and weekend schedule.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Implement, maintain, and coordinate the medical treatment for ACT consumers.
  • Perform medical functions regarding basic health, medical assessment and education.
  • Complete initial and annual Health Assessments.
  • Obtain physician's orders for prescription(s) for consumers and get them filled:
  • Administer medications and provide injections to consumers as directed by doctor
  • Check consumer medication trays and fill them as needed
  • Provide services at times and locations convenient to consumers.
  • Provide on-call, after-hour support to consumers as scheduled.
  • Provide face-to-face services in the consumer's home, in public places, wherever necessary.
  • Provide on-call coverage as part of staff rotation.
  • Provide medical education to consumers.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years working with persons with severe mental illness and substance use/abuse issues

Required Education

  • Associates Degree in Nursing/ Bachelor Degree preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse
  • The ability to make ethical clinical decisions in demanding situations
  • The ability to interact professionally with clients, their families and other professionals
  • Organizational skills; ability to complete documentation timely and accurately

Program Summary

The RHD Waterloo ACT program serves a 30-mile radious of the community of Waterloo. The incumbent in this position is a mobile clinician and expected to deliver services to individuals throughout the service territory as scheduled. This position will also support the operation of the program on a rotating on-call, evening, and weekend schedule. 
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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, veteran, or disability status.