Nurse

Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks compassionate, caring, and dedicated Behavioral Health Registered Nurses (RNs) to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary, Assertive Community Treatment team. 

What You’ll Do

Your care will make a huge difference in the lives of the people you will be helping. This team cares directly for our clients who live with mental health challenges in our family-style group homes, as well as visits clients living in their own homes. 

 

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary based on your experience plus enjoy a flexible work schedule.  We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

 

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

 

Plus, you’ll receive a $1,000 bonus after a 90-day probationary period and another $1,000 after six months.

 

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in various community settings, have a passion for helping others, have experience with medication administration, education, and monitoring and know how to document the same in MAR. We also require the following:

  • An active, unrestricted nursing license to practice in North Carolina or Virginia (RN, APRN or LPN when applicable)
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record
  • Prior mental health experience preferred
  • Bilingual (any language) is a plus!

If you’re a kind, Behavioral Health Registered Nurse seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply now at our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com OR by sending your resume to:  recruiter@eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

 

Essential Job Functions:

· Implementation of Center-Based Therapeutic Services and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.

· Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to Center Based Services to receive and provide updates regarding medical needs of clients

· Connects with healthcare providers to obtain and transcribe physician orders for medication administration and medical procedures. Development of Medication Administration Records (MAR) for Resource Center clients

· Provides ongoing medical training and oversight to Center Based Direct Support Professionals.

· Provides support for medical-related needs at admissions and discharges for Resource Center guests

· Provides assessment and treatment by providing basic health exams and management of medication and required health treatments.

· Retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.

· Participates in transition planning for individuals utilizing the START Resource Center

· Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for Resource Center program staff.

· Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on guest’s health-related needs while receiving services at the Resource Center.

· Facilitates on-site and video consultation with Medical and Clinical Directors for individuals served by the NC START Central program.

· Work in partnership with our Medical and Clinical Directors, to attend to the needs of our individuals with complex medical needs.

· Limited after hours and weekend on call support for the Resource Center DSPs.

· Follows all ESUCP procedures as appropriate to position.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Current valid, unrestricted License as a Registered Nurse in state of North Carolina required.

· Qualification to provide CPR/First Aid training strongly preferred

· Experience supporting clients with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred.

· Experience supporting clients with complex mental health diagnoses preferred.

· Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care preferred.

· Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.

· Experience with crisis prevention and intervention services preferred.

· Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.

Environment:

· Services will be provided in a center based environment

· Travel to the NC START Central Resource Center will be required.

 

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