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Staff Nurse Positions, merrillville, IN


Regional Mental Health Center

Nurse

merrillville, IN

June 10, 2019


Company:

Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.

Position:

We are seeking quality nursing staff for 3 departments.

1. Nurse Care Manager – Integrated Care - LPN or RN

Registered Nurse in IN, BSN preferred. 2 years in a similar position in either a physical health or behavior health field is required. Coordinating patient care with all medical providers, assisting with making appointments, obtaining clinical record information an and communication with other providers both inpatient and outpatient, physical health and mental health. They ensure that preventative healthcare is provided and received on schedule, coordinate wellness activities and link clients with other needed social services. Participate in outreach efforts to recruit clients into program. Track the metabolic stability of clients receiving antispsychotic medication at the CCBHC., ensure that labs are completed and appropriate follow-up care is received.

Shift: 5 days per week, 8 hours per day, usual business hours but will be available if needed for evening and/or weekend events.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Wellness Plan and generous PTO schedule

2. Staff Nurse - LPN or RN

The Staff Nurse RN requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, licensing in the State of Indiana and one (1) year of nursing experience is preferred. Staff Nurse LPN requires a minimum of a Licensed Practical Nurse diploma in the State of Indiana and one (1) year of nursing experience is preferred. Duties include nursing assessments, medical records documentation, medication administration, admissions and discharges, scheduling clients and assisting them with doctor appointments and labs.

Shift: Varies: Evenings, Midnights, PRN shift available

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Wellness Plan and generous PTO schedule

3. Registered Nurse - ACT Team

RN requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, licensing in the State of Indiana and one (1) year of nursing experience is preferred. Medication coordination with pharmacy and doctors (medical and psychiatric), interact and educate both staff and clients about psychotropic medications, work closely with Psychiatrist regarding medication training/administration to clients, some skills training services and case management services. Majority of services completed in community.

Shift Days.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Wellness Plan and generous PTO schedule

To Apply

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