Registered Nurse - $5K Sign On Bonus
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Why Wellpath: Join our Wellpath family and make a difference
every day by providing care to society's most vulnerable and often
overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and
responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide
hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose
calling it is to serve others, you've come to the right
organization. This is your moment not only to advance your career,
but to join a mission that aligns with yours. We are Wellpath. We
are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will
continue to create healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever
we grow - one patient at a time. About this role: Coordinates the
care of patients in the Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) programs;
works closely with the jail nursing staff and psychiatrists to
ensure continuity of care; uses the nursing process to assess,
plan, implement and evaluate the provision of comprehensive
psychiatric and medical care; and participates in the delivery of
program services and demonstrates thorough knowledge and
therapeutic intervention skills based on knowledge of psychiatric
mental health disorders, human growth and development and
principles of psychiatric rehabilitation. Additional Details: $5K
Sign On Bonus! What you bring to the table: Education Graduate from
an accredited college, university or vocational school nursing
Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from an accredited school and/or
certification in mental health nursing is preferred. Experience
Experience in correctional mental health and/or psychiatric care at
a secure facility preferred Licenses/Certifications Current nursing
license or eligible for same through licensure by endorsement
through reciprocity within state of employment.
What you will do: KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates thorough
knowledge and therapeutic intervention skills based on knowledge of
psychiatric mental health disorders, human growth and development,
and principles of psychiatric rehabilitation.
Coordinates the ordering of our patients' psychotropic medications
with the IST Psychiatrist and the jail nursing staff.
Conducts chart reviews and collaborates with treating psychiatric
prescribers, taking and providing vitals and other needed
information to the provider.
Facilitates the computer/ tablet during psychiatric prescriber
Provides psycho-educational groups to the patients, coordinates
communication between the MDs, and assists them in monitoring
psychotropic medication efficiency and side effects.
Completes an initial nursing assessment and communicates any
relevant information to the medical department.
Participates in treatment planning and care coordination.
Serves as a resource and role model for multidisciplinary staff
Triage of basic medical complaints from IST patients and assists
IST patients to utilize jail medical services when needed
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of all applicable nursing services
and related policy and procedures including adequate knowledge of
the California Department of State Hospital (DSH) and jail
Proper utilization of medical equipment including glucometers.
Demonstrates thorough understanding of all requirements, practice
standards and regulatory requirements relating to the
administration of medications; facility policy and procedures;
documentation requirements; medication education.
Continues professional development through in-service education,
workshops, conferences, and self-study necessary to maintain
current knowledge applicable to the position. Wellpath is an
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Our investment in
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
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