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Registered Nurse

The Guidance Center of Westchester


PROGRAM: PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services)

HOURS: Part-time, flexible weekdays between 8:30 am - 4 pm

The Guidance Center of Westchester, located walking distance to Metro-North in Mount Vernon, seeks a Registered Nurse to join our PROS team. The PROS team works collaboratively in a dynamic, person-centered, evidence-based program that provides a broad range of services to adults with mental illness to help them achieve goals for work, education, relationships, socialization, living, and health and wellness. Other team members include a program director, psychiatrist, recovery counselors, employment specialists, mental health counselors, graduate student interns, and clinical and administrative support staff. The RN serves as the health expert on the team helping to integrate medical and psychiatric care.

Specific responsibilities:
• Conduct health assessments to determine health related problems and areas of focus
• Counsel participants individually and in groups on medical self-care
• Develop and lead health education classes on topics such as diabetes, heart disease, substance use, asthma, nutrition, wellness and medication self-management
• Administer injections and assist with medication packaging to improve adherence
• Coordinate laboratory services and reports
• Refer to and maintain contact with primary care providers
• Document all services and progress notes in electronic health record
• Order and store medical supplies
• Attend clinical and administrative team meetings

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NYS license and current registration to practice as a Registered Nurse. Excellent computer, writing and oral communication skills essential. Knowledge of mental illness and psychotropic medications strongly preferred


Based on experience


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Alicia Lore-Grachan

Posted on 11/20/17; CVMHA ID #11585