Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse
Agency Name: Community Living Services
Agency Contact: Rachele Wroblewski
- Position Type: Full Time
- Job Type: Permanent
- County: Wayne
- Salary Range: $66,542 per Year
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- Please include your resume when applying.
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Community Living Services, Inc. (CLS), a non-profit located in Wayne, MI is seeking to fill Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse (“nurse”) positions. The Nurse will serve in a dual role of providing nursing services and support to the Community Living Services Psychiatric Clinic and the CLS Behavioral Health Home initiative; The position collaborates closely with the Medical Director/Psychiatrist and Psychiatric Clinic team to ensure psychiatric services to individuals served; completes nursing assessments, medication administration, counseling, health education, and service delivery in the CLS Psychiatric Clinic; Supports the CLS Behavioral Health Home initiative by encouraging individuals to make and keep their medical appointments, providing consultation to people and their families, serving as liaison with physicians and other health care professionals involved with the individual’s treatment. This may involve telehealth appointments and in person visits and assessments. The Nurse will also complete Private Duty Nursing Assessments and other nursing assessments required for individuals supported by Community Living Services. The Nurse may assist the Healthcare Trainer and Training Department, as needed, with instruction on Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Community Living Services curricula content that emphasizes positive physical health. This could include assistance with designing, delivering, and assessing the effectiveness of support strategies and providing direct training and support to persons involved in the lives of the people Community Living Services supports. Training occurs in formal classroom settings, distance learning, online trainings, people’s homes, workplaces, and other community settings. The Nurse designs educational opportunities that keep service providers and professionals abreast of best practice in the areas of Health and Wellness, Self Determination, Person Centered Planning, Gentle Teaching, Cultural Competence, Autism, Mental Health, and Nutrition. Focus is on helping people dream and plan a life, assisting people to determine and control what services they receive, their own personal physical health, and arranging supports that achieve a life rich in community inclusion and contribution.
Candidates must be a Registered Nurse with current Michigan license in good standing; Ability to participate in local, State, and occasional out of state “training of trainer” activities requiring overnight travel; Ability to perform skills taught in training such as body mechanics and lifting; Knowledge of mental health conditions and appropriate treatment options; Ability to provide information, education, and consultation to individuals with mental illness and their families in a clear and understandable manner; a minimum of 2 years nursing experience; One-year experience in community nursing supporting individuals with cognitive, physical and/or developmental disabilities and/or individuals with mental illness is preferred.
Benefit package includes Medical (BCBSM PPO), Dental, Vision, 401(k) and more!
Submit resumes by email to Rachele Wroblewski, Human Resources Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org OR by fax to the Human Resources Department at (734) 467-7636. For additional information about CLS please visit our website at: www.comlivserv.com
CLS is an equal opportunity employer
Job Type: Full-time