Registered Nurse, Mental Health

Sequoia Mental Health Services

Job Description

 

Sequoia is a nonprofit organization that provides an array of behavioral health services for adults, children and their families in Washington County. Services are based on the belief that people have the right to culturally competent, accessible, person-centered treatment and that anyone can recover, and maintain a life full of hope and meaning. Our clinical services are evidence-based and trauma informed and include psychiatric medication, intensive case management, integrated dual diagnosis treatment, individual, group and family therapies, supported employment, substance use services, adult residential treatment and supportive housing.

All staff are supported and encouraged to develop and grow with Sequoia. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits package. We are seeking employees who are excited by the idea of lifelong growth in the skills they bring to helping those in need in and organization that fosters that growth through collaboration, integration, and fostering a healthy work/life balance in and environment that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion. If this sounds like an organization you would like to be part of, we encourage you to apply and start an amazing career with Sequoia today.

  • Employer paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • 24 days of PTO
  • 9 Holidays
  • Paid Bereavement and Jury Duty
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer paid basic life insurance and short-term disability coverage.
  • 403b retirement plan with Employer match after 6 months
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual allowance for professional development
  • Online Education tools for CEU's
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Position Overview:

The ICM Registered Nurse will work with a multidisciplinary team to provide individualized person-centered services to adults with a severe mental illness. This is a community-based program with flexibility to go into the community or client’s home to provide care. The work includes individual case management, groups counseling, family support group, skills training, and coordination with medical providers to assist the client in achieving identified goals, improve their health and wellness and reducing hospital and jails stays.

Essential Job Functions:

Main Duties

  • Primary responsibility for the development of individualized nursing assessments on all program participants. Develop, implement, and evaluate the nursing regimen for recipients.
  • Participate in implementing and maintaining nursing standards
  • Participate in determining resources and policies essential to the delivery of nursing care services
  • Assess medical care needs and other services to support wellness
  • Recommend health objectives for recipients’ service plans
  • Facilitate consumer education on prevention, health, wellness, diet, HIV/AIDS education, smoking cessation and recovery
  • During the assessment obtains information: a) to establish the degree of medical risk, medical care and interventions required to promote positive health outcomes, and b) to lead team in primary care issues
  • Provide education to ICM staff on physical health issues and medical care protocols
  • Act as advocate and liaison for recipients in securing medical care, and other community supports that promote integrated physical and mental health wellness
  • Review and audit medication management procedures and teach all ICM staff how to follow and adhere to the procedures
  • Coordinate ICM team medical care in coordination with LMP
  • Ensure all consumers have primary care provider and receive annual physical and dental examinations and maintain prescription schedule
  • Provide individual health counseling as needed
  • Administer IM’s and vaccines, plans and reads PPD’s for ICM clients as well as other individuals enrolled in Sequoia Mental Health Services.
  • Transcribe orders and updates Medication Administration Records
  • Monitor vital signs and side effects of medications and reports findings to Team
  • Evaluate, on a continuing basis, nursing intervention and expected outcomes
  • Involve family, significant others, landlord and housing providers in service provision
  • Build in review and evaluation points, and modifies the service plan in the light of feedback from recipients and relevant others

Required Skills:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with current Oregon State license
  • At least three years of experience working with adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders
  • Experience understanding various models and theories pertaining to treatment of serious mental illness and risk management
  • Extensive knowledge of healthcare, community treatment, support services and resources
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse team and remain highly organized and self-motivated
  • Proficient in computers and fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Excellent communication skills

Physical Requirements:

Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Use hands to manipulate, handle, feel, and control items or equipment;
  • Walk, bend, kneel, and reach;
  • Ability to lift 20 lb.;
  • Stand and/or sit for long periods of time;

Education:

  • Registered Nurse License

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $83,000-$88,000

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $87,000.00 - $92,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

License/Certification:

  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

*Please mention you saw this ad on JobsInNonprofit.*

Apply Now

Be Seen By Recruiters at the Best Nonprofits

Create a FREE Profile to be Seen!

Want to stand

Nonprofit Hiring Begins Here.