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Burrell Behavioral Health Clinic Nurse in Branson, Missouri

Job Description:

Job Title: Clinic NurseLocation: Branson, MODepartment: PsychiatryEmployment Type: Full-time

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for providing nursing services to clients/patients in a variety of settings to include but not limited to; residential care facilities, behavioral health programs, substance use disorder treatment programs, crisis centers, outpatient and/or primary medical care clinics or in the community within client/patient homes.

The Clinic Nurse position offers…

  • All-Inclusive Employee Benefits Package - A robust full-time employee benefits package encompassing health, dental, vision, retirement, disability, life insurance, wellness program, and more

  • Telemedicine– 24/7 phone, web, or mobile app medical, behavioral health, & dermatology visits

  • Employee Assistance Program – 24/7 counseling services, legal assistance, & financial consultation for you and your household at no cost

  • Paid Time Off - 29 days per year including vacation & holiday pay

  • Workplace Culture - An environment cultivating employee wellbeing, valuing each individual's humanity, and actively promoting healthy, joyful workforce engagement

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform all appropriate nursing assessments per service line requirements, utilizing a high level of clinical competence.

  • Evaluate the client/patient’s physical condition and the need for services.

  • Complete required screenings, record the client/patient’s initial medical histories and vital signs; coordinate any required action planning based on results.

  • Monitor the health status of the client/patient during services provided.

  • Work with the treatment team to coordinate care based on client/patient needs.

  • Create action plans for client/patient based on physical and mental health in regard to treatment needs.

  • Oversee infectious disease control, client/patient hygiene, and related client & facility health issues, under the supervision of nursing leadership.

  • Provide disease prevention, risk reduction and other health education as needed.

  • Arrange medical appointments for client/patients dealing with medical conditions that occur during treatment and manage medical emergencies, such as accidental injuries and/or drug reactions.

  • Consult with a physician/advanced practice provider as necessary or advocate for medical services through managed care organizations.

  • Arrange or monitor special dietary needs for medical conditions.

  • Review medication requirements with clients/patients, educating the client and guardian (if necessary) about the benefits of taking prescribed medications as prescribed.

  • Administer and oversee administration of medications via various methods according to service line requirements, Monitor medication compliance in regard to State Regulatory standards.

  • Consult with the physician/advanced practice provider or pharmacy to confirm medications prescribed.

  • Oversee therapeutic injection of medication (subcutaneous or intramuscular).

  • Monitor lab levels including consultation with physicians/advanced practice providers, clients, and clinical staff.

  • Coordinate medication needs with pharmacies, clients/patients, and families, including the use of indigent drug programs.

  • Monitor medication side-effects including the use of standardized evaluations.

  • Monitor physician orders for treatment modifications requiring client/patient education.

  • Assists Physician/Advanced Practice Provider with client/patient exams.

  • Sets up and draws any necessary labs and performs any special procedures as requested by the Physician/Advanced Practice Provider.

  • Complete all required documentation in a timely manner as indicated in company policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate interest in long term and short-term goals and objectives of the company.

  • Other duties as assigned by program leadership.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Capable of communicating ideas clearly and effectively.

  • Demonstrate the ability to operate a computer and various software applications.

  • Demonstrates good judgment and discernment in dealing with people.

  • Ability to work with information in a confidential manner.

  • Demonstrated strong time management skills demonstrating the ability to complete all required paperwork in a timely manner as well as manage multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective communications and working relationships with other associates, clients, family members, outside entities and the general public.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude in the work environment.

  • Flexible, versatile and comfortable in a rapidly changing environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Understands how to work with people of various socio-economic status with dignity

  • Demonstrate ability to work with individuals experiencing behavioral health crises, ability to maintain calm and professionalism in crisis situations.

  • Thorough knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of nursing to mental health services and/or substance abuse.

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the program to which the employee is assigned.

  • Detailed knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and provide alternative treatments.

  • Aptitudes to develop, coordinate, and evaluate services within assigned program responsibilities.

  • Effectively apply techniques of a complex nature to make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality Solutions.

  • Ability to read & interpret documents such as lab results, notes & documents within an electronic health record, safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports & correspondence clearly & effectively via multiple methods, in various platforms. Communicates effectively & therapeutically to clients, family members, employees, & other contacts within the community in-person, via telephone, and via video conferencing.

Experience and/or Education Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensed in the state of practice

  • Must be willing to become licensed in additional states, other than the state currently licensed in. Must be willing and comfortable with providing telehealth services to the individuals we serve.

  • FQHC: BCLS certification required, ACLS certification preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

About Brightli

Brightli is on a mission: A mission to improve client care, reduce the financial burden of community mental health centers by sharing resources, a mission to have a larger voice in advocacy to increase access to mental health and substance use care in our communities, and a mission to evolve the behavioral health industry to better meet the needs of our clients. We are doing this by forming a new behavioral health organization under new model. Under one parent company, multiple organizations are able to collaborate, share resources and system supports, increase recruiting and retention efforts, increase access to specialized care, and meet the growing demand for behavioral and addiction recovery care.

Brightli’s top-line subsidiaries include Burrell Behavioral Health (Burrell), Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH), and Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health (SEMO). While these organizations operate independently and are governed by separate board of directors, their operations and services benefit from this model. Alone, organizations may be able to navigate the current tumultuous healthcare environment, but we believe that together we can do so much more than survive. Our communities need us now more than ever, and by working together we are ready to answer their call for years to come.

Brightli Snapshot

  • 200 locations

  • 4 states

  • 19 subsidiaries and/or affiliates

  • 5k+ employees

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