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06/03/2022

Registered Nurse

Merakey

Organization Description:  

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.  For more information about Merakey services, please visit www.merakey.org

Company Job Website:

https://jobs.merakey.org/job/hamilton/rn/23253/29288010544

 

Position Description:

The DDTT Nurse acts as a team player and shares in the responsibility of carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assisting in treatment, substance abuse services, education, support and consultation to families and crisis intervention services. Assist in the coordination and monitoring of medications (both medical and psychiatric) Coordinates medical care with Primary care physicians, specialists, dental and vision providers as needed Performs periodic health assessments to monitor physical health wellness, medication issues/needs and current fitness and nutritional/dietary needs Works to develop goals related to physical health wellness, medication management, fitness and nutrition with individuals served and their supports Participates in on-call schedule on a rotating basis Tracks and manages all required metabolic screening Provide medication education to individuals, family and supports.

Duties:

Assist in the coordination and monitoring of medications (both medical and psychiatric) Coordinates medical care with Primary care physicians, specialists, dental and vision providers as needed Performs periodic health assessments to monitor physical health wellness, medication issues/needs and current fitness and nutritional/dietary needs Works to develop goals related to physical health wellness, medication management, fitness and nutrition with individuals served and their supports Participates in on-call schedule on a rotating basis Tracks and manages all required metabolic screening Provide medication education to individuals, family and supports Assists with development of smoking cessation programs for interested individuals Provide recovery based, person centered services Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members. Provide Service coordination, including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual’s treatment team. Act as a liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process. Educate and support individual’s families and advocate for individual’s rights and preferences. Conduct comprehensive assessments Document individual’s progress while maintaining a permanent record of individual’s activity in accordance with policies and regulations. Participate in daily organizational staff meetings and treatment planning meetings.


Requirements:

Applicant must possess a degree from an accredited school of nursing and a current unrestricted license for the state of Ohio as a Licensed Register Nurse with a minimum of 2 years of experience in mental health. Applicants must demonstrate: Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system Understanding of adults with serious mental illness and/or intellectual developmental disabilities Applicant must also possess a valid OH Driver License and ability to pass appropriate state and federal clearances.


Travel Involved:

Some travel with county and surrounding counties with mileage reimbursement

Compensation:

Hourly - $31/hour + DOE


Position Location:

282 N. Fair Avenue
Hamilton, OH  45011

                                                                                                        

For more information, please contact: 

Ariana Oldham
(380) 235-9339
ariana.oldham@merakey.org

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