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Licensed Practical Nurse - Med Clinic  

Description

Purpose: Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse to join our Med Clinic! The purpose the LPN or RN position is to provide support to adult clients who receive care from the medication clinic by providing professionval nursing care, care management and coordination services.

Accountabilities:

  • Engage individuals and families as partners in services and develop positive, hopeful and trusting relationships.
  • Assists individuals and families in avoiding and resolving crisis stiuations.
  • Works closely to provide education and support to clients, families, or other support persons the client identifies.
  • Provides care coordination with other treatrment providers, both internally and externally.
  • Supports the prescribing physician and/or nurse practioners as needed.
  • Provides assistance as needed for scheduling within the medication clinic.
  • Works with the Nurse Manager and administrative assistant to maintain an inventory of medical and office supplies for the medication clinic.
  • Interacts with pharmaceutical representatives as needed to coordinate with other providers.
  • Assists with making referrals for other services within Wyandot Center and other medical and psychiatric facilities in the community according to the prescriber’s order.
  • Works with staff to prioritize urgent needs.
  • Returns phone calls that come ot the clinic services to determeine level of need and develop a plan for accessing care.
  • Works with the pharmacy to coordinate prescription assistance plans.
  • Administer medications to clients as needed including but not limited to administering injections.
  • Thorourghly and timely completes all documentation and reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrates positive interactions with clients, other members of the agency and external community partners.
  • Is familiar with and complies with all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor or designee.
 
Position Requirements

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.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hours  
Pay Range  
Division Wyandot Center  
Number of Openings 1  
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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