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RN Nurse Case Manager

Description
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Center for Human Development, Inc. is seeking a full-time RN Nurse Case Manager to dispense and deliver psychiatric medications to SPMI individuals or consumers in acute crisis. Works closely with clinical staff, including prescribers, to monitor mental status and observe physical, emotional, and general status of consumers at each visit. The Nurse Case Manager (NCM) will take vital signs at least monthly/ more often for consumers who have a blood pressure or other medical problem and report any changes or abnormal findings to MD, PMHNP. NCM is also expected to work independently in a self-motivated manner.

The Requirements
Current RN license

Experience in psychiatric/mental health field preferred

Independent

Able to work with a variety of clients and diagnostic symptoms

Familiar with psych meds and side effects

Familiar with diagnoses

Willing to seek consultation/supervision

Must possess a valid Oregon Driver’s license and be insurable for client service purposes, travel between business offices, and to attend required meeting and/or trainings. 

Must pass all criminal history check requirements as required by ORS 181.536-181.537 and in accordance with OAR 407-007-0200-407-007-0370 and drug screening.

Essential Job Functions
Order prescription refills from pharmacies.

Maintain professional relationships with all relevant pharmacists and keep them informed of changes in medications, problems with meds, etc. 

Pick up medications for clients as needed 

Set up medications in “pill minders” for consumers who receive medication delivery services

May give injections when prescribed by LMP

Transport consumers as needed (lab work, MD appointments, other appointments)

Teach consumers about medications and other health issues

Reinforce/follow ISSP treatment plans of CHD staff and orders from other medical care providers

Pick up relevant equipment and supplies

Make home visits

Maintain appropriate professional communication with medical care providers and provide current updates of consumer’s condition to medical care provider appointment whenever possible.

Write appropriate progress notes for each encounter with a consumer.

Must maintain punctual and regular work attendance.

The Benefits
Full-time position with attractive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, paid renewal leave, annual employee appreciation picnics and dinners, Mental Health Days, gym discounts, and more.

Posted

June 23, 2020

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
541-962-8800
In order to receive government funding, the Center for Human Development, Inc. (CHD) is required by state and county policies to charge for services it provides to the public. However no one will be denied clinical services because of an inability to pay. CHD does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, family status, age or disability. For further information on this policy contact Human Relations, 541-962-8811 or TTY 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

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