RN Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Services Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement -
Posted: Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:51 AM
* The RANGE nurse serves on a multidisciplinary team which provides community based case management to Veterans with serious mental illness and a history of high resource use. * The RANGE nurse helps to coordinate plans for nursing interventions and participates in multidisciplinary treatment plans for identification of problem areas and appropriate RANGE interventions. * The RANGE nurse is responsible for completion of required clinical records as well as RANGE forms for evaluation and monitoring of service delivery and outcome. * The RANGE nurse serves as a primary and secondary case manager for Veterans and assesses their mental and physical status. * The RANGE nurse plans and participates in continuing educational programs and serves as liaison between community service organizations/agencies and the RANGE program. * The RANGE nurse assists Veterans with social/recreational outings in the community. * The RANGE nurse uses broad based clinical knowledge to effectively implement health promotion and prevention interventions, assists in managing acute and chronic illness states and assists Veterans in attainment of optimal levels of functioning through rehabilitation. * The RANGE nurse assists Veterans in the community to maintain or improve his or her health and mental capabilities by performing functions, such as maintaining medication schedules, doing health assessments, monitoring vital signs and assisting in maintaining medication boxes. * They advises the Veteran on functions that are essential to personal safety, self-preservation and comfort in the community. * The RANGE nurse assists with research studies in collaboration with other members of the RANGE team and applies the findings to practice.She/he serves on Nursing Service Committees and task forces as assigned. * The RANGE nurse delivers fundamental knowledge-based case management to assigned Veterans while developing the technical competencies required for the specific practice setting. * The RANGE nurse possesses in-depth knowledge regarding Veterans' illness and psychotropic medication, and provides medication education as needed. * The RANGE nurse has the skills to de-escalate agitated Veterans and to manage crisis situations. * The RANGE nurse has the skills to intervene effectively and therapeutically with Veteran's families. * RNs assigned to the case management program are required to have knowledge of community resources, make field visits to Veterans and must possess a valid driver's license.
• Location: Chico
• Post ID: 9210307 chico