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ACT Registered Nurse

at Southwest Network

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2a082d52-64ae-4324-a4d3-0eae13fea464
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

 Provides nursing services to members primarily assigned to a specific clinical location. Services include engagement, assessment, triage, treatment planning, medication administration, health and medication education, physical healthcare advocacy, and supportive care. Has an assigned caseload and is available as needed to any member assigned to their clinic. Participates in utilization management and quality improvement activities as required. Provides after hours coverage and support to all persons being served on the ACT team.

 Only candidates 21 years of age or older will be considered.

REQUIREMENTS  

Eligible candidates must possess a degree in registered nursing or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience and a current R.N. license issued by the Arizona Board of Nursing. Requires at least one year prior psychiatric/behavioral health experience with seriously mentally ill adults.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Thorough and working knowledge of psychiatric and co-occurring disorders, DSM-5 codes and descriptions, psychotropic medications and crisis intervention is imperative.

Knowledge of community based behavioral health services preferred.

Must be able to maintain excellent member and family relationships and provide excellent customer service.

Requires effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and understand how to tactfully communicate difficult or sensitive information.

Must be competent in the use of electronic medical records software, as well as in the use of a computer, printer, copier, and telephone. Preferred typing skills of 25 to 40 WPM.

Only candidates 21 years of age or older will be considered.

COMPENSATION

This position is offered at a fair, competitive salary. A good benefits package is a valuable part of your total compensation, and we’ve got a great one: medical, dental and vision insurance; paid sick, vacation and holiday time; tuition reimbursement; retirement plan with match; disability insurance; life insurance; flexible spending and health savings accounts; an employee assistance program; employee discounts; and more. When you consider everything—the salary, the benefits, the ongoing training and support we offer, and the impact you’ll have on the lives of others—it could be the right opportunity for you. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of education, employment, driving record and auto insurance, and completion of a criminal background check and drug testing.

Southwest Network is an equal opportunity employer.

ABOUT OUR ADULT SERVICES DIVISION

For adults with serious mental illness, recovery and success in life depends on good mental and physical health, as well as having satisfying relationships, safe housing, purpose in life, a sense of belonging, and hope for the future. We help people define their personal goals for recovery and manage their symptoms so they can achieve those goals. With our integrated health services, care and support, they discover strengths they didn’t know they had and are able to build futures filled with hope, meaning, and wellness.

Our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams use a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive, community-based treatment to our members with persistent and severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders. Team members provide a full array of integrated, intensive supports and services around the clock. This evidence-based practice helps improve outcomes for people who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism. 

ABOUT SOUTHWEST NETWORK

Southwest Network provides integrated behavioral and physical health services, caring for both the mind and body for whole health and wellness. We provide treatment programs for seriously mentally ill adults and children and adolescents with complex emotional and behavioral needs. We are committed to their recovery, and we work together to offer hope, support individual goals, encourage self-sufficiency, and change lives. We do whatever is needed for the individuals and families we serve.

We truly understand how important our employees are to those they care for, and how critical they are to our mission. As one of our employees, we will look after as many of your professional and personal needs as we can and make sure your work environment is productive, yet pleasant and informal. We are committed to offering you opportunities for personal and career growth, and we value and reward innovation, collaboration, dedication, and strength.

Application Instructions

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