Location: Tempe, AZ
Salary: $65K to 80K depending on experience.
SHIFTS: 8a.m. to 5p.m. M-F
Who Are We?
Iannarino Fullen Group (IFG) is a local boutique staffing firm in the Biltmore, AZ area that specializes in providing professionals across a variety of industries for temporary assignments, projects, temp-to-hire opportunities, or direct hire.
IFG is seeking a Mental Health Registered Nurse under the direction of the Facility Director, the Mental Health RN is responsible for: In collaboration with an interdisciplinary clinical team, the Mental Health Nurse will provide support, assessment, education and planning services to the families and clients who are experiencing mental health and health challenges.
The Mental Health RN will utilize nursing skills and knowledge in the application of psychiatric nursing theories and practices in accordance with the Nurses Standards of Practice.
The community mental health nurse will work from a strength-based recovery model and engage in a therapeutic partnership with clients, family members, caregivers, colleagues and community services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Service Responsibilities : providing services and support to clients with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues;
Developing plans for clients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of clients back to school from hospitalization;
Providing support for intervention for issues such as self‐harm or treatment refusal.
The Mental Health and Addictions Nurse will also play a key role in helping clients and/or parents’ access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies.
Advise educators on potential side-effects of different classes of medications
Provide medical consultation to educators regarding issues such as medication management for individual clients, particularly those with complex medical conditions concurrent with mental illness or addictions
Liaise with children’s mental health agencies and primary care practitioners as required
Provide support and/or intervention in complex issues such as refusal to attend treatment, self-harm, suicide, or violent behaviour
Support educators to meet the complex medical and mental health needs of clients who require extra support for health and/or safety concerns of self and/or others
Provide the support of a health professional in helping clients and/or parent(s) to access services such as primary health care or a children’s mental health centre and provide education about options for treatment.
Provide essential health related advice and support to the Mental Health leaders in developing comprehensive board plans to address a collaborative response to the mental health needs of students.
Act as a spokesperson as required, ensure positive public relations and effective coordination of services through ongoing liaison and participation on internal and external committees.
Participates in establishing, maintaining, and monitoring standards for Case Management.
Build capacity within the communities in the form as a Train the Trainer for community based programs.
Other duties as assigned.
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Iannarino Fullen GroupIannarino Fullen Group (IFG) specializes in providing Accounting and Financial professionals for temporary assignments, projects, Temp-to-Hire opportunities, or Direct Hire. IFG can help you find meaningful work with some of the best companies in the markets they serve.