Registered Nurse (RN)

Physician Alliance for Mental Health - Wilmington, NC (30+ days ago)


Position: Registered Nurse

Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team serving Adult Severe and Persistent Mental Health Population

Nursing staff are responsible for performing the following key roles:

  • manages the medication system in conjunction with the psychiatrist, administers and documents medication treatment;
  • manages a secure medication room to support the dispensing of medications, which includes both oral and intramuscular psychotropic medications for beneficiaries in need of such support;
  • screens and monitors the beneficiary for medical problems and side effects;
  • engages in health promotion, prevention and education activities;
  • if the beneficiary is in agreement, develop strategies to maximize taking medications as prescribed (e.g., reviewing home environment to find cues to remind beneficiary to take medications; work with beneficiary and psychiatric care provider to scale back the number of times medications are taking each day);
  • communicating and coordinating services with other medical providers; and
  • educating the team in monitoring psychiatric symptoms and medication side-effects.*

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Qualifications and Skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Active RN NC License
  • A person who meets the requirements specified for RN/AP status according to 10A NCAC 27G. 0104.
  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license is required
  • At least one has a minimum of one year experience working with adults with serious mental illness and a working knowledge of psychiatric medications

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Adult Mental Health/SA: 1 year

Education:

  • Associate

License:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)