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LPN in Raleigh, NC at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/24/2019

Job Description

Position Summary
The Enhanced Supportive Housing Program (ESH) Nurse provides the medical and psychiatric monitoring and direct care as appropriate to state laws and as prescribed by a MD. These services are designed to support program participants with diagnosis of serious mental illness living in the community to improve/maintain their quality life and their housing. This position is requires work in both Raleigh and Durham.
 
Responsibilities include: monitoring medical and psychiatric status of the consumers in collaboration with the physician, medication instruction, symptom management, activities and interventions to enhance well-being.
 
Essential Duties and Functions:
  • Provide injections for individuals in the program as monthly and as needed
  • Assist with monitoring for changes in emotional and physical health
  • Review Medications as appropriate 
  • Ensure appropriate medications are available and documented accurately.
  • In collaboration with the consumer and physician formulate a service plan designed to promote good health practices and participation in the recovery process.
  • Assist in obtaining and/or interpreting medical information to improve the team member's knowledge base regarding consumers' health status, needs, and strengths.
  • Insures MD orders are carried out accurately and promptly.
  • Consults with team regarding high risk, at risk program participants.
  • Participates in specialty training's for team members and consumers.
  • Document in electronic health record.
Other Duties:
  • Work in a collaborative manner with other staff, families and provider agencies in assisting the consumer and the program to meet identified goals.
  • Participate in on-going planning and the development and implementation of a Continuous Quality Improvement program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the general functions of the position.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Must have successfully completed an accredited LPN program and posses a current license to practice in the state of North Carolina.  
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years previous experience plus an understanding of and interest in working with persons with serious mental illness in the home environment. 
  • Must be willing to work in both Raleigh and Durham
  • Valid driver's license is required.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

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