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Registered Nurse - PACT ABH

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Egg Harbor, NJ 08232
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AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Egg Harbor Twp, NJ



REQ_NUM: 10-25609

Department: Pact Team B

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: Nursing

Location: Egg Harbor Twp

Weekends Required? Yes

Reports To: Unit Director

Trainings: Annual, CPI, QPRT, BLS Health Care Provider

Career Development: RN APN

Position Summary:

The PACT Nurse, in conjunction with the PACT Psychiatrist, leads the team in the education, delivery, administration, including observed self-administration, monitoring and documentation of medication.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Competently administers and monitors prescribed psychotropic medications and injections

* Keeps accurate records of all medications

* Adheres to policy and procedure regarding medication administration and storage

* Provides education regarding medications and health related issues

* Coordinates continuity of care with medical services in the community

* Provides care consistent with licensure

* Maintains and makes available to Psychiatrist the pharmaceutical sample supply

* Assures medication accuracy in delivery system to consumers

* Organizes and coordinates psychiatry

* Participates, with other team members and consumers/family/others as appropriate, in the completion and updating of treatment plans for each consumer within established time frames or as indicated by consumer need.

* Documents all consumer interactions, including sessions with consumers/families/others as appropriate within established time frames.

* Completes progress notes accurately, addressing treatment goals, major treatment issues and changes in mental status.

* Writes in a professional and competent manner.

* Proficient in the knowledge and skills described in the core competency curriculum for each assigned age/disability group.

* Develops an adequate professional working relationship with all referral sources and relevant agencies.

* Assists with case management and intra/interagency coordination of services for consumers.

* Responds to consumer defined crises 24 hrs per day, 365 days per year, providing crisis intervention and consultation to consumers, their families and others

* Monitors medication intake by assessing symptoms, side effects and medication compliance, reporting to team.

* Works cooperatively with staff and supervisor.

* Seeks supervision in a professional manner and documents supervision.

* Demonstrates a willingness to serve on professional committees, attend staff meetings, attend in-services, etc.

* Effectively facilitates social and recreational activities.

* Effectively facilitates psychoeducational groups.

* Assists in the interviewing process for job applicants.

* Spends time in consumer's residence and community in order to realize goals of the consumer's treatment plan

* Maintains a NJ driver's license.

* Practices safe and courteous driving habits.

* Engages in supportive counseling and provides education in daily living skills.

* Transports consumers as needed.

* Performs on-call responsibilities as assigned.

* Documentation must be completed within one (1) calendar day of service delivery

* Productivity goals shall meet % as designated by department


Current and valid license to practice as Registered Nurse

Current and valid NJ driver's license

Minimal Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of accredited nursing school

Experience: One year in behavioral health setting

Blood borne pathogen training required.

Equipment Use: Computer, copier, facsimile

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position


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Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-06-23

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