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Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Physician Alliance for Mental Health
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Registered Nurse/LPN Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team serving Adult Severe and Persistent Mental Health Population Job Type: Full-time Nursing staff are responsible for performing the following key roles: -Manages the medication system in conjunction with the psychiatrist -Administers and documents medication treatment -Manages a secure medication room to support the dispensing of medications, which includes both oral and intramuscular psychotropic medications for beneficiaries in need of such support -Screens and monitors the beneficiary for medical problems and side effects -Engages in health promotion, prevention and education activities; -Develops strategies with agreement with client to maximize taking medications as prescribed (e.g., reviewing home environment to find cues to remind beneficiary to take medications; work with beneficiary and psychiatric care provider to scale back the number of times medications are taking each day); -Communicates and coordinates services with other medical providers; and educating the team in monitoring psychiatric symptoms and medication side-effects. Qualifications and Skills (Minimum Requirements): Active RN/LPN License in NC A valid North Carolina driver's license is required A minimum of one year experience working with adults with serious mental illness and a working knowledge of psychiatric medications Additional: Sign On Bonus Assistance with relocation expenses Funding for annual CEU courses and trainings

Keywords: Physician Alliance for Mental Health, Wilmington , Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Wilmington, North Carolina

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