Requisition Number: NC002-REGNU-H-11-2019-01
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: Durham
State: NC

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $21-$25/hour

Registered Nurse

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Description/Job Summary

The Enhanced Supportive Housing Program (ESH) Nurse provides the medical and psychiatric monitoring and direct care as appropriate to state laws and as prescribed by a licensed physician. These services are designed for the consumers diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness and having met the criteria for participation in the ESH program.
 
These responsibilities of the nurse on the ESH team include: initial nursing assessment of the medical and psychiatric status of the consumers,collaboration with the physician, instruction regarding disease process,medication, symptom management and activities and interventions to enhance well-being. In addition, the Registered Nurse will assume an active role in the team process designed to maximize collaborative efforts.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide injections for individuals in the program as monthly and as needed
  • Assist with monitoring for changes in emotional and physical health
  • Review Medications as appropriate
  • Ensure appropriate medications are available and documented accurately
  • In collaboration with the consumer and physician formulate a service plan designed to promote good health practices and participation in the recovery process
  • Assist in obtaining and/or interpreting medical information to improve the team member’s knowledge base regarding consumers’ health status, needs, and strengths
  • Perform skilled nursing activities as prescribed by the consumer’s physician and within the purview of the law
  • Interprets and carries out physician orders accurately and promptly
  • Consults with team regarding high risk, at risk program participants
  • Participates in specialty trainings for team members and consumers
  • Document in electronic health record

Required Experience

  • N/A

Required Education

  • ASN/BSN from an accredited nursing school with a current license to practice in the state of North Carolina

Required Qualifications

  • Valid NC Driver’s License
  • Understanding of and interest in working with persons with serious mental illness in the community and home environment. 
  • The nurse must be knowledgeable, flexible, and able to respond appropriately and effectively in a crisis situation. 
  • The position requires the individual to be an advocate for participants and able to communicate well with staff, consumers being served and the various persons and organizations with which the team has contact in the community.
  • The nurse must be organized, goal oriented and able to follow through with numerous and varied responsibilities.

Program Summary

The Enhanced Supportive Housing Program (ESH) Nurse provides the medical and psychiatric monitoring and direct care as appropriate to state laws and as prescribed by a licensed physician. These services are designed for the consumers diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness and having met the criteria for participation in the ESH program.

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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.