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Nurse - LPN or CMA  

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse or CMA  to provide direct nursing services, mental health assessments and treatment to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness in our 24/7 crisis stabilization center. 

The hours for this position are Saturday & Sunday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide medical case management as needed by assisting clients with psychological, rehabilitation and social development.
  • Engage individuals and families as partners in services and develop positive, hopeful, and trusting relationships.
  • Manage the emotional distress experienced by client in avoiding and resolving crisis situations.
  • Help others succeed by demonstrating the ability to work with persons with severe mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations. 
  • Effectively manage conflict, promote change, growth and inspire the development of all clients served.
  • Complete all required documentation thoroughly, on time and according to agency standards.
  • Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Regularly travel and transport clients and/or families in and around the region, and provide direct care and support.
  • Build relationships with clients, their support team and strategic partnerships, internal and external.
  • Provide medically necessary direct care and support in a residential environment, as directed.
  • Assist clients by providing structured and constructive activities that support the client’s treatment.
  • Assist clients with learning and practicing daily living and social skills.
  • Provide services on an individual basis or in a group setting, as required.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or education plus equivalent experience in the human services field, with emphasis preferably in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices, and Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient case management support preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of case management services helpful.
  • Ability to establish relationships with individuals and organizations of influence within the social services community, including civic groups, charitable agencies, related government entities, fundraising sources, etc.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.
  • Ability to effectively use all devices, equipment, computer systems required to fulfill the essential functions of this position.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Hours PRN - as needed  
Division RSI  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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