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Registered Nurse

The Bridge

Description

The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to develop and provide educational activities on health and wellness related issues, assisting with staff training on medication monitoring, symptom management and emergency drills; monitoring medication for a 60 bed program; ensuring refills are obtained and records are updated to reflect changes in prescriptions; completing health assessments and interacting with physicians and ER staff; participate in service plan meetings to assist with client progress toward goals; timely and accurate documentation of client interactions and services; attending meetings, conferences and training, as required; and any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

RN and BSN in Nursing

2+ years in similar field; excellent English language skills; both verbal and written; preferred knowledge of AWARDS and the internet; willingness to learn and participate in Trauma Informed training and interventions.

*Excellent time management skills; stress resistant, flexible; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team player; open to feedback; creative; excellent organizational skills; CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain.

*Preferred experience with Young Adults, mental health, substance abuse, health and wellness presentations/groups, and significant experience with crisis intervention and managing trauma related behaviors. Willingness to learn about Motivational Interviewing and apply to services.

Contact

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Linda Taylor
E-mail: Ltaylor@thebridgeny.org

Posted on 03/10/17; CVMHA ID #10816