Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Mental Health
Porter-Starke Knox
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PORTER-STARKE SERVICES is looking for a FULL-TIME RN to join our team.

 

Porter-Starke Services is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse at its' Knox Outpatient Mental Health office.

 

Porter-Starke Services, Inc. is a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) based in Valparaiso and serves northwest Indiana with additional offices in Portage, Knox, and LaPorte. Porter-Starke also operates Marram Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with two offices in Gary and Hebron.

 

COVID-19 considerations: Per Federal CMS COVID-19 vaccine requirements, all Porter-Starke Services employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or request and be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption before they can begin employment. 

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

 

·       401K w/ 20% company matching

·       11 paid holidays

·       Competitive wages

·       Generous PTO

·       Employee discounts (cell phone service & YMCA)

·       Employee referral program

·       HSA/FSA accounts

·       Medical, dental, and vision insurance

·       Tuition assistance and loan repayments

·       Casual Fridays

·       Company paid life insurance policy

·       Company paid long term disability

·       Optional insurances (short term disability)

·       Employee recognition events

·       Employee Assistance Program

·       Free health screenings

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

·       All medical policies and procedures specifically related to the various adult and children’s services provided in a community mental health facility.

·       Safety regulations for the services of a community mental health facility.

·       Crisis and emergency protocols as they apply to the various types of services provided by the organization.

·       Pharmacology, medication administration techniques, and medication effects.

·       Basic first aid, infection control principles and public health requirements The staff member must demonstrate skills in:

·       Signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders

·       Interpersonal communication, problem-solving and organization.

·       Handling crisis and medical emergencies.

·       Interfacing and networking with outside contacts.

·       Presenting information and responding to questions from individuals and groups of clients, customers, co-workers and the general public.

·       Typing and basic computer usage.

·       Interacts with health care professionals and provides necessary care.

·       Reviews resident’s medication supplies and setup.

·       Assesses and develops treatment plans with the client’s outreach coordinator as related to medical needs, medication and Clozaril management and health education needs.

·       Reviews and documents client response to medication and health status.

·       Assesses physical health of clients and confers with physicians to coordinate care as needed.

 

·       Administers medications including injections.

·       Conducts client education programs according to needs identified, including health and wellness education.

·       Plans, conducts or coordinates staff development programs based on need and as assigned.

·       Participates in staff meetings and other meetings as requested or assigned.

·       Completes electronic medical record documentation as required.

·       Trains and continuously evaluates staff on medication policies and procedures.

·       Interacts with health care professionals ensuring safety and well being of clients.

·       Reviews and documents as needed the physical and mental condition of clients and at least weekly of residents at Life House.

·       Teaches specified courses for staff to develop specific skills needed to enhance services provided to clients.

·       Coordinates medication reviews and staffings with agency physicians.

·       Develops techniques and supervises clients to assure medication compliance when judged necessary by the treatment team.

·       Conducts record searches as requested by the treatment team or physician to obtain a history of medications and responses.

·       Interacts with physicians, managed care and pharmacy to assist patients with obtaining medication.

·       Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·       Current Indiana license as a Registered Nurse is required. A bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred.

·       A minimum of 2 years experience in psychiatric nursing is required

·       A valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance is required.

 

Learn more about Porter-Starke Services, Inc. by visiting our website- https://www.porterstarke.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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