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Psychiatric Nurse

Agency Name: Livingston County CMH Authority

Agency Contact: Diane Heinlein

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Livingston
  • Salary Range: $56,980 Starting per Year
  • Send applications to: http://cmhliv.iapplicants.com
  • Please include your resume when aplying.

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Psychiatric Nurse
October 02, 2019 – December 12, 2019
Location: Howell, MI
Salary Range: $56,980 Starting
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Benefits: Full
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: MI-Adult / Nursing Svcs – A
Description: Under the supervision of the Mental Health Program Director and Health and Medication Supervisor, complex care nurse provides assessment and medical support services to adults with serious mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorders. Position located at the program site for adult services.
Duties: Full-time Registered Nurse (RN) works closely with the psychiatry staff and other medical professionals by utilizing a team-based model. The RN provides assessment and treatment services, coordinates complex care and promotes health education in order to integrate healthcare within the team Experience in physical and mental health assessments, interpretation of laboratory tests, medication administration including injectable medications, treatment planning, and knowledge pertaining to mental health disorders and medications is preferred. May co-facilitate health and wellness groups.
Qualifications: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. Associate’s degree in Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. Good working knowledge of medications used for behavioral health needs preferred. Experience working with adults with serious mental illness required. Valid MI driver’s license required. Occasional evening hours may be required.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience with a community mental health agency preferred. Experience in working with electronic medical records preferred. Ability to work as part of a team of professionals in a public mental health setting required. Excellent communication skills and proficient computer skills are required for this position.

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