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Registered Nurse

at Resources for Human Development, Inc. in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Registered Nurse

 

 Description/Job Summary

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team is a service provided by an interdisciplinary team that ensures a recovery oriented system of care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions wherever and whenever needed. The program employs master's and bachelor's level counselors, registered nurse, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, psychiatrist/APN, peer support specialist, and a program assistant to provide these services in the community.

 

 Responsibilities/Duties

This position is for a full time Registered Nurse on the Kent County, Delaware ACT Team. This position is primarily Monday-Friday with an on-call component. The RNs work in both the office and in the community providing services to the adults served by the program. This position requires someone who can work well as a team member, think independently, has strong organizational skills, and work in a fast paced environment. RN will be responsible for visiting clients to assist with working towards treatment plan goals; for example, healthy eating, weight loss, medication education, exercise, applying for medication assistance/benefits, coordinating with other medical providers, accompanying to medical appointments. This RN works in conjunction with the psychiatrist, ensures that medication orders are sent to the pharmacy and given to clients as indicated. The RN is responsible for giving IM injections and taking vitals on a monthly basis.

 

 Required Experience

Minimum 1 year of related experience.

 

 Required Education

Associate's degree in Nursing required

 

 Required Qualifications

 

Must have a valid RN license in the State of Delaware.

 

Bi-lingual preferred.

 

Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation.

 

Must pass criminal background check and drug screen

Program Summary

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team is a service provided by an interdisciplinary team that ensures a recovery oriented system of care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions wherever and whenever needed. The program employs master's and bachelor's level counselors, registered nurse, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, psychiatrist/APN, peer support specialist, and a program assistant to provide these services in the community. Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

 

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

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Job Posting: 858120

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 12, 2021