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Nurse - Adult Medical Clinic 

Description

Wyandot Behavioral Health Network is seeking a Nurse- LPN to join the adult med clinic department. The purpose of the Nurse-LPN position is to provide support to adult clients who receive care from the medication clinic by providing professional nursing care, care management and coordination services.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, and crisis interventions.
  • Assist consumers with psychological, social development and rehabilitation.
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist.
  • Monitor consumers’ vital signs.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with MHCD standards.
  • Participate in team meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Lead Nurse and Program Manager.

Qualifications:

Must by licensed in Kansas by the Kansas Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices and Evidence-Based practices.

Prior experience with mental health is preferred.

Knowledge of medical and non-medical services delivery system.

Effective communication with clients, family and supports, guardians and other services providers.

Ability to establish relationships with individuals and organizations of influence within the social services community.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Theoretical and working knowledge of psychotropic medications. Working knowledge of laboratory test results.
  • Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately Effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • General knowledge of computer technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Hours  
Division Wyandot Center  
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 not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



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