New Perspectives is an eight-bed, short-term residential program for adults in Carbon, Monroe and Pike counties. The program provides supervised mental health stabilization services as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization for individuals who are in psychiatric crisis, or who may need to be removed from a stressful environment while supports are identified to ensure stability.
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE POCONOS , APPROXIMATELY 85 MILES NORTH OF PHILADELPHIA, PA.
We are looking for a person with an interest in and understanding of individuals with serious mental challenges, as well as, experience with this population. Must have knowledge of current psychotropic medication, and be licensed to administer medications, as well as, complete medical and psychiatric assessments.
Competitive salary provided
Hours are as follows:
The Registered Nurse assures that all medical and psychiatric operating procedures and regulations are followed. This position serves two programs, the Crisis Residence and the Medical Mobile Crisis Unit.
Significant aspects of the position include assuring that consumers receive Nursing Assessments, that Physicians' Orders and Medication Observation Sheets are reviewed and that the doctor is assisted in their psychiatric evaluation.
Significant aspects of the Medical Mobile work include:
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.