Status: Full-time position
Location: Denver, CO
Job Summary: Within Residential Services, provide direct nursing services, mental health assessments and treatment to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness.
Qualifications: Graduation from accredited school of nursing. Licensed as a Practical Nurse in good standing with the Board of Nursing of the State of Colorado.
Duties: Nursing interviews that explore any addition medical concerns
Assist with the admissions intake
Monitor the Medical Administration Records
Obtaining doctors orders and prescriptions for all medications.
Monitor consumers’ vital signs.
Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, and crisis interventions.
Provide medical case management as needed.
Assist consumers with psychological, social development and rehabilitation.
Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist.
Administer intramuscular medications.
Participate in team meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
Perform other duties as assigned by Program Manager and Lead Nurse.
Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD.
Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions.
Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning.
As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care.
Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house.
Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions.
In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed.
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