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Assistant Nurse Coordinator

Company: Red Rock Behavioral Health Services
Location: Norman
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Provides nursing care and coordinates medical/psychiatric care for Crisis Center clients; provides clients with continuity of care. Essential Functions

  • Orders medications and all nursing supplies for the Crisis Unit
  • Checks inventory of medications in locked storage as indicated
  • Maintains emergency medical kit on a routine basis and ensures all contents are accounted for and are within date
  • Ensures efficacy of current or previously used medication
  • Counts and documents locked PRN (as needed) medications every shift
  • Ensures medication consents are received in a timely manner
  • Attends treatment team meeting daily and coordinates with the physician, therapist, and case manager on any client changes
  • Ensures required client information is obtained to maintain Order Connect for the discharge process
  • Performs nursing assessments to identify clients' needs and plan of care; provides treatment for existing and emergency health care conditions. Assesses for medical appropriateness for admission and continually assesses throughout clients' stay; consults with Psychiatrist if change in medical status occurs
  • Administers medication and maintains clinical charts. Observes, records, and initiates appropriate action concerning client reaction to medication and therapeutic procedure
  • Monitors activities and job duties of Mental Health Technicians; maintains cohesiveness between shifts Reviews and monitors clients' progress through supervision and disposition of cases; confers with other programs/agencies, doctors, etc. as required regarding client welfare
  • Documents care according to nursing standards of care, Agency policy and procedures, as well as reviews the completion of nursing documentation
  • Audits client charts on a routine basis to ensure nursing service staff is compliant with Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Department of Mental Health (DHS) and Oklahoma Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse and Services (ODMHSAS) certification requirements
  • Assists in assessment of clients' mental status on a daily basis
  • Performs a variety of professional medical nursing duties under the direction and supervision of the Psychiatrist; collects routine laboratory specimen, administers injectable medications and emergency medications, communicates with pharmacies regarding doctor's orders for medications and related duties
  • Attends staff meetings, workshops, and seminars to learn Agency policy, rules, regulations, and procedures; participates in ongoing in-service training as well as pertinent external training
  • Maintains core competencies in relation to working with co-occurring disorders through continuing education and implementing skills into all aspects of treatment
  • Assists in the development and implementation of programmatic goals and objectives
  • Completes time records for Crisis Unit, nursing service staff, through time reporting program
  • Coordinates with Red Rock Pharmacy for medications/supplies for unit use and/or discharges
  • Assumes administrative duties for the Crisis Unit in the absence of the Nurse Coordinator
  • Directs Lead Mental Health Technician with dietary recommendations per DHS requirements
  • Ensures unit is clean at all times and all cleaning duties are completed as assigned; unit is ready for any unscheduled inspection
  • Ensures all unit drills are completed on time
  • Assists with staff disciplinary actions when indicated Provides continuous feedback to Nurse Coordinator regarding unit and staff concerns
  • Conducts annual performance reviews according to policy
  • Supports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans for consumers within the Red Rock Health Team
  • Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
    • Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills
    • Demonstrates experience in use of physical assessment skills and the ability to handle medical emergencies
    • Must be able to work shift-work
    • Commitment to the mission of Red Rock BHS
    • One-year experience preferred
    • Knowledge and experience working with administration of psychotropic medications preferred
    • Knowledge of psychiatric nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures preferred
    • Experience working in a psychiatric setting preferred Benefits
      • $6000 Sign on Bonus
      • Employee Health Insurance for as low as $10 per month
      • NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program at available sites
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • 403B Retirement plan with employer contribution
      • Professional Growth funds
      • Paid Time-off
      • Employer paid long term disability All Red Rock BHS employees are required to be fully vaccinated, as per Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Standards, unless otherwise exempt. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Red Rock Behavioral Health Services does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, marital/familial status, sexual orientation, or disability. M - F 8-5



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Keywords: Red Rock Behavioral Health Services, Norman , Assistant Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Norman, Oklahoma

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