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Registered Nurse

Company: Vibrant Emotional Health
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (Geriatric Act Team)Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health's groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.This position is eligible for a $2,500 sign-on bonus with a second bonus of $2,500 after 90 days ($91,000K)Due to the in-person nature of this position, Vibrant requires you be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be considered for this role.Position Summary:Assess, plan and evaluate the health and care of older adults with serious mental illness in community settings. Responsible for performing the duties of a Registered Nurse, including completing health assessments, blood drawing, administering medications including injections, etc. Coordinate services with other health professionals. The position also requires strong writing and computer skills to ensure compliance with funding and Medicaid requirements. Position requires working in the field.Title: Registered Nurse - Part Time 4 days a week (Monday - Friday - 9am to 5pm) This position is flexible on hoursReports to: Psychiatrist/Team LeaderResponsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform standard health assessments of all individuals admitted to the program.
  • Perform blood drawings, take urine samples, and administer medications.
  • Facilitate medication management and health management.
  • Maintain up-to-date charting and other documentation as required.
  • Provide crisis intervention, including emergency hospital admission support
  • Actively participate in team meetings.
  • Implement medication management procedures to enable consumers to become independent.
  • Coordinate medical/medication services with external providers including clinics, doctors, pharmacies, etc.
  • Requires some evening/weekend hours and 24/7 on call availability.
  • All other duties as assigned.Qualifications and Skills:
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
    • Must be a graduate of an Accredited School for Nursing with NYSED license.
    • Certification in Geriatric nursing, preferred.
    • 2 + experience working with older adults with serious mental illness preferred.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Excellent computer skills.
    • Bilingual/bicultural a plus.
      • Excellent comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, supplemental income insurance, pre-tax transit/parking, pre-tax FSA for medical and dependent care, and 401K available. 4 weeks' vacation, plum benefits, tuition reimbursement, etc.Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. Vibrant will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.Vibrant Emotional Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Vibrant Emotional Health, New Rochelle , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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