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Nurse - ACT Team

WellLife Network

Description

-Performs/coordinates pre-admission evaluations and screenings of prospective consumers within prescribed guidelines. Assess consumers clinical problems and nursing care needs. Records physical findings; formulates plan and prognosis based on consumers condition and needs.
-Submits care plan and goals of individual consumers.
-Transcribes psychiatrists medication orders; administers prescribed injections and medications daily. drugs, dosages, interactions, benefits).
-Provides on-going care and treatment of medical issues.
-Provides first aid and daily nursing care to consumers, as needed. -Takes temperature, blood pressure, pulse, weight, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and determine progress of consumers.
-Liaisons with physician, dietitians, hospitals, pharmacies, and the consumers family on all medical situations.
-Administers Hepatitis Vaccine and PPD test to staff.
-Utilize the agency vehicle to conduct visits, escort consumers to appointments, transport food or goods for the consumers home or program sponsored activity.
-Conduct field based community visits. The ACT Program provides 85% of their services in the community.

Qualifications

-RN or LPN
-At least one year of experience working with the mentally ill.
-Clean and valid driver's license.

Contact

Please forward resume to: Lisa.Maher@welllifenetwork.org

Posted on 10/02/17; CVMHA ID #11447