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Registered Nurse-Psychiatric

Company: District 19 Community Service Board
Location: Emporia
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description District 19 Community Services Board is seeking a full time registered nurse in our Emporia area clinics to conduct nursing psychiatric assessments, assess physical health needs, make appropriate referrals to community physicians, providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist and providing a range of treatment, lab services, and support services. Incumbent must have a strong commitment to persons with a severe and persistent mental illness to help them to live in normal community residences, work in market jobs, and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support and services. Preferred candidate must also have the skills and competence to establish supportive, trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have strong communication and documentation skills. Work is performed under the general direction of the Medical Services Manager. Must be able to provide phlebotomy services, administration of intramuscular medication, supportive counseling, have knowledge of psychotropic medication uses, side effects, and potential interactions. Knowledge of community based services required as well as some out of office work. Travel to satellite clinics required, with agency vehicle provided or mileage reimbursement for personal vehicle. Must have basic computer skills. Must have a current State of Virginia license to practice as a Registered Nurse. RNC Preferred. Required to obtain and maintain CPR certification. Must possess a valid VA Driver's License with an acceptable motor vehicle record. Must have the ability to tolerate light lifting, bending, stooping, reaching, and climbing stairs. Prefer a minimum of one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting. Experience in electronic health records systems preferred. This is a Grade 211, salaried position. The minimum starting salary is $60,000.00. --- Excellent benefits include sick and annual leave and Virginia Retirement System. Position requires pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening, to include a driver's license report if applicable. A bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate is preferred. District 19 CSB is committed to developing a multi-cultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE Position is open until filled. Sign-on bonus of $5,000.00 to qualified applicant. Restrictions apply Company Description Our Mission Our mission is to improve the quality and productivity of the lives of individuals who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, mental disabilities and/ or substance abuse. We accomplish this through a fully integrated continuum of services in collaboration with the localities of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex. Our Vision We see D19 CSB as being the preferred provider for addressing the needs of individuals, families and children within our catchment area at risk of mental and substance abuse disabilities. We envision D19 CSB providing a continuum of services which are effective, accessible and focused to the needs of the individual. We see ourselves continuing to operate in a multi-jurisdictional area that is supportive and responsive to the services we provide to its citizens. We see ourselves as a vital and cohesive force in the quality of life of our communities and its citizens. District 19 Community Services Board is committed to providing outcome-oriented services in an efficient, effective, and accountable manner, while ensuring consumer satisfaction and service quality are maintained. Our Values Our stated values are spelled out in these guiding principles: Our programs must involve the community in service design and delivery, be innovative, and be outcome-oriented in the least restrictive setting possible. Our programs should be fully integrated within the Board and well coordinated with other community services. We are committed to ensuring our employees are trained and engaged in meaningful, productive work in an efficient, effective, and safe manner. We value each employee as a professional and as a contributing member of our service system and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of our surrounding locality populations. We value delivering individualized services while ensuring all human rights are protected as well as being culturally sensitive. We value communicating in an honest, caring and open fashion. We are committed to utilizing sound fiscal management to ensure that we maximize our ability to provide a comprehensive continuum of services to consumers with varying levels of mental disabilities and substance abuse disorders. A continuum of services and support should be available to meet the choices, preferences, and needs of consumers and families. We are committed to having an involved, informed, and supportive Board of Directors.

Keywords: District 19 Community Service Board, Suffolk , Registered Nurse-Psychiatric, Healthcare , Emporia, Virginia

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