Responsible for direct supervision of program services for persons with mental illness or mental disabilities.
Monitor level of prescription medication available to clients
Coordinate psychiatric face-to-face consultations with clients as follows: (a) ascertain that all charts are available, (b) schedule appointments, (c) follow up and reschedule failed appointments, (d) provide clinical feedback to psychiatrist
Order prescriptions from pharmacy
Receive prescriptions from pharmacy
Deliver prescriptions to residential and community clients
Maintain medication logs and document necessary changes in dosage as per physician orders in day program as well as in residential program
Administer intra-muscular injections and perform other nursing procedures as per physician orders
Conduct medication education and training sessions for staff and clients on a quarterly basis; more frequently, if necessary; when new staff is employed within residential program, medication orientation must be provided to them during the first week of training
Coordinate laboratory testing services as follows: (a) identify clients in need of laboratory testing, (b) prepare laboratory slips to request testing services, (c) receive and evaluate laboratory testing results, (d) document results accordingly
Perform Pre-Admission Screening functions
Participate in multi-disciplinary staffing and clinical team meetings
Provide consultation to staff and clients about medical questions and/or concerns and assist staff in planning and implementing appropriate medical interventions
Monitor client vital signs
Document all activities on required documents
Attend training programs to improve and update professional skills
Lock up all medication for clients at all times; medication must never be left unsupervised on desks at any time
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred, from an accredited school of nursing
Possession of valid license as a Registered Nurse
Must have a valid driver’s license and a car
Strong organization skills
Detail oriented with strong follow-through/up skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to lift 25lbs.
Minimum 40 Hour work week
Mandatory weekends (Days flex during the week)
Our Mission is to become the leading specialty staffing firm in the United States by designing customized staffing models that fully serve our clients, our associates, and our communities and to realize consistent growth and increased market share by always delivering what we promise.
KenBrook Staffing Inc.KenBrook Staffing Inc is a Nationwide Premier Recruiting and Staffing Firm Our Mission is to become the leading specialty staffing firm in the United States by designing customized staffing models that fully serve our clients, our associates, and our communities and to realize consistent growth and increased market share by always delivering what we promise.