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Eliot Community Human Services Nurse Coordinator CCS in Lynn, Massachusetts

Description

Eliot's Community Crisis Stabilization Program is seeking a dedicated Nurse with 2 years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illnesses. The ideal person will be able to quickly establish rapport with wide range of clinical presentations. This individual would have knowledge of the vast array of community resources as well as perform any medical care that is needed,

Eliot's Community Crisis Stabilization provides assessment and treatment delivering short term 24 hour treatment for adults in a structured and supportive environment. CCS provides person-centered stabilization and support of individuals in psychiatric distress in the least restrictive environment. Access to the CCS Program is provided through Eliot’s Emergency Psychiatric Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure that all service protocols for storing, administering and destroying medications are consistent with current nursing practice and the regulations of the Department of Public Health, Food and Drug Division, Chapter 94C.

  • Administer medications as ordered by the psychiatrist; monitor consumers for clinical/side effects and document observations for review by the psychiatrist

  • Complete all medication administration documentation in accordance with policies and procedures of the program and Agency including transfer of physician orders, documentation of the Medication Administration records, and sample medication distribution

  • Contact on-site or on-call psychiatrists to obtain written or verbal physicians orders for all CCS client admissions to the program

  • Conduct and document controlled substance counts in the controlled substance log book in compliance with applicable regulations and policy

Schedule: Monday -Friday 7am-3pm

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Management skills: Advanced

  • Experience with population: Advanced

  • Ability to deal with fast pace setting: Advanced

Education

Preferred

  • Associates or better in Nursing

  • Bachelors or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • RN
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