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Bay Cove Human Services - Nurse - Admissions - Mirasol Center for Healing SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Bay Cove Human Services
Location: Framingham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Sign on Bonus: 1/2 of the amount to be paid at 6 months and the other 1/2 to be paid at 12 months of hireLPN - $3,000RN - $3,000Nurse manager - $4,000Salary: RN: $45 LPN: $35 Bilingual candidates are eligible for an additional $1 an hour. Shifts available: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, or 11p-7a Mission Statement: Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Job Summary:Working under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Admissions Nurse works in concert with the nursing team and staff across various disciplines at the program or other program facilities to ensure the timely and safe admission of patients to the program. The Admissions Nurse supports Bay Cove's mission by attending to the program's nursing/medical functions and supporting the strategic goals for patient access to care. This is a non-exempt position. Supervisory Responsibilities: N/AEssential Functions of Position:Receives and documents referral information on referral callsObtains insurance status via the web-based verification systemsScreens referrals, and make decisions regarding need for medication psychiatric and/or medical clearanceAdmits patients to the unit and completes related assessments (history/physical)Orients patients to the program & services, including an explanation of the detoxification medications and processCompletes breathalyzer and/or urine testing on all admissions Assembles charts and completes medication counts and orders on all admissionsWorks collaboratively with the medical and psychiatric consultants to assure that patients receive appropriate orders for their conditionsProvides thorough report on each admission to the staff nurse assigned to the patientParticipates in required training and staff meetings as scheduled Performs other nursing duties as assigned by the nursing supervisor, including duties normally done by Staff Nurses (e.g. check vital signs, medication administration, patient discharge, etc.); and/or tasks normally done by Nurse Manager, (e.g. check, replace and order meds and supplies, occasionally orientnew employees, etc.)Requirements for the Position:Registered Nurse with current Massachusetts LicenseMust have a minimum of one year's experience in Medical/Surgical nursingCPR and CPI CertificationPrior experience with substance use and/or psychiatric nursing preferredMust have knowledge of substance use disorder and psychiatric nursing Some knowledge of computers experience with electronic health records managementAbility to assess skills in order to detect alterations in medical and psychiatric statusA COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within theallotted time frame.Mission TraitsAbility to work with individuals with substance use and/or mental illness in a respectful and compassionate mannerMust be able to work as a member of a team as well as independentlyAbility to work in a fast-paced and multi-disciplinary settingMust have an excellent telephone manner, be a self-starter who is able to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, administrators, health andservice providersMust be willing to cover a weekend, holiday or vacation, as staffing requiresPhysical RequirementsThe employee may regularly be required to sit, stand, use hands, talk, hear, reach with arms, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or run. The employee may regularly be required to move, by pushing, pulling or lifting up to 25 pounds.

Keywords: Bay Cove Human Services, Framingham , Bay Cove Human Services - Nurse - Admissions - Mirasol Center for Healing SIGN ON BONUS, Healthcare , Framingham, Massachusetts

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