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Robert Young Center - Clinic RN, Community Support

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Rock Island
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewRobert Young CenterCommunity SupportRegistered Nurse (RN)Full-Time + Benefits -The CSU Crisis Clinician (RN) is supervised by the Manager, Outpatient Nursing Services Psychiatry and CSU and provides care to patients in crisis utilizing the Robert Young Center principles of Trauma Informed Care. - The RN provides acute care to individuals who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis and uses expertise to serve patients with complex behavioral health presentations that cannot be served in a behavioral health outpatient care setting. - They perform crisis assessment, formulate a diagnosis, and implement acute care counseling interventions with patients. - They act as a patient advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations. The RN assesses patients for risk of suicide attempts, plans treatment modalities, and coordinates treatment plans. In the crisis role, the RN consults with a medical provider to recommend the least restrictive plan of care. - They also gather information about community mental health needs or resources and make referrals that could be used in conjunction with outpatient therapy. - The RN often interacts with child protective services and works closely with county social workers and parents, collaborating on the plan of care. - Patients are seen by the RN in person, via telehealth within multiple local Emergency Departments (ED), and may be assessed on inpatient units. - -The RN is recognized as a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP) under Medicaid Community Mental Health Services Rule 140. - They may provide clinical supervision to Mental Health Professionals (MHP) and may be responsible for training students assigned in the department. - The RN delivers customer service and works cooperatively with other departments, maintains accurate clinical documentation, and demonstrates Trinitys principles and values when interacting with clients, families, visitors, physicians, and coworkers. - -COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: -It is required to be -vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. - -Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture -At UnityPoint Health, -you -Come for a fulfilling career and experience -a -culture -guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits -Our competitive -Total Rewards -program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.
    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
    • Development - We believe equipping you with support and -development opportunities -is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
    • Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purposeto improve the health of the people and communities we serve. -Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. -https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org -#RYCJessi -ResponsibilitiesAssessment
      • The RN conducts face-to-face and telemedicine crisis assessments with patients to determine their specific needs. Patients in crisis may require immediate referral to medical services, assistance with concrete needs, such as food and clothing, or they may be in a state of psychological shock and require psychiatric intervention through inpatient admission.Advocacy
        • Patients in crisis often enter a state of psychological shock and withdrawal as a way of handling the aftermath of the disaster or crisis situation. They may be momentarily unable to arrange for their immediate needs. The RN provides temporary forms of advocacy to help clients meet these needs and may include explaining the patients needs to multiple service providers. - The goal of the RN is to help patients regain sufficient levels of functioning so that they are able to resume advocating for themselves.Referral
          • Providing accurate and timely referrals is another important responsibility of the RN. They must know the state of Illinois and Iowas admission criteria for inpatient psychiatric services, and often mentor clinicians within the agency about the patients mental health rights according to the states mental health codes. They must be well-informed about community resources and different types of governmental assistance available to survivors of certain crisis situations. After assessing a client's needs and providing brief counseling, a crisis counselor refers the patient to the appropriate resource for continued assistance and treatment.Clinical Supervision (non-managerial)
            • The Crisis Clinician (RN) may provide clinical supervision to their team members when they themselves have received clinical supervision from a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) in order to meet the State of Illinois, Department of Human Services (DHS) Rule 132 requirement for providing Medicaid services. Each non independently licensed clinician who provides outpatient billable activities is required to receive 60 minutes of supervision per month.QualificationsEducation: -
              • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. -Experience:
                • Professional RN licensure in the state Illinois and Iowa
                • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
                • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training within 6 months of hire.License(s)/Certification(s): -
                  • Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
                  • Hands on CPR (after hire) -Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: -
                    • Knowledge of the addiction and specific attention to characteristics and behaviors of both individual and groups
                    • Knowledge of computer software programs, as well as utilization of a case management program.
                    • Knowledge of modern drug/alcohol services and programs
                    • Ability to maintain a harmonious working relationship with various agencies, as well as departmental personnel.
                    • Ability to facilitate groups and individual treatment for adults.
                    • Skills in communicating clearly

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Davenport , Robert Young Center - Clinic RN, Community Support, Healthcare , Rock Island, Iowa

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