$4,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Salary starts at $90,370
RADIAS Health is a nonprofit Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders services organization customizing community based services through the integration of knowledge, compassion, and collaboration. We are committed to being an anti-racist organization, welcoming all people's lived experiences and building on strengths to facilitate recovery.
Join our Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT) in providing comprehensive, integrated care to adults living with mental illness, substance use disorder, and associated medical conditions. Team services are provided where and when clients need them—in their homes, at work, and in other community settings. Team members stay in close contact with clients to help them recover and to respond quickly with more services and supports if circumstances change.
The Registered Nurse is a fully integrated member of the team and together with the Psychiatrist, guides the medication and medical treatment needs of all individuals served. The RN also partners with each team members in carrying out the treatment goals and objectives that are collaboratively developed with the individuals served based on their vision of recovery.
As a member of an interdisciplinary ACT team, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your clinical skills and partner with Mental Health Professionals, psychiatric care providers, Nurses, Substance Use Specialist, Vocational, and Certified Peer Specialists. RADIAS Health values the professional development of all employees, offering on-going training and supervision on emerging and evidence based practice
Duties and Responsibility
- Take the lead role and participate in providing medication administration, education and medical services.
- Develop, maintain and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures. This includes administering, evaluating and recording psychotropic medications prescribed by the team psychiatrist.
- Evaluate and chart psychotropic medication effectiveness, complications and side effects, and arrange for required lab work according to protocol.
- Participate in daily team meetings and treatment planning meetings.
- Work with the team to provide ACT services for clients, assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall recovery goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the treatment team per ACT fidelity.
- Manage the system of distribution of medication to clients and integrating medication administration into clients’ individual treatment plans.
- Administer IM medications to clients.
- Manage pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
- Maintain a record of controlled medications and samples and manage the destruction of outstanding medications.
- Coordinate, schedule, and administer medical assessments of client physical health, make appropriate referrals to community physicians, and coordinate psychiatric treatment with medical treatment providers to ensure continuity of care.
- Work with the ACT psychiatrists to coordinate care with ACT team and external providers to encourage consistent and appropriate ongoing care of the client.
- Assess and establish appropriate medication management plans for clients including obtaining necessary prescriptions, medication administration, and monitoring side effects. Promote skill building for medication self-management.
- Provide cross-training to ACT team on topics related to the integration of mental health/ physical health and medication.
- Work with clients on all aspects of psychiatric rehabilitation, support, and psychotherapeutic interventions identified in the treatment plan.
- File reports with Vulnerable Adult, the Ombudsman’s Office, Child Protection, and other mandated/required reports when appropriate.
- Participate in evening, weekend, and holiday coverage and be on-call as needed by the team.
- Must transport clients in the community.
- Complete all paperwork, reports, and charting contemporaneously and in an organized manner.
- Participate actively in on-going professional growth and development; maintain appropriate professional behavior and participate in appropriate supervision.
- Maintain a pattern of regular work hours.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota.
- Preferred: bachelor's degree and experience in inpatient, outpatient, or community psychiatric setting.
- Access to culturally specific and evidence based trainings
- Routine supervision from a Mental Health Professional, with access to licensure supervision opportunities
- Medical (complementary access to NICE healthcare, a free primary care), dental, vision, life insurance
- 403b retirement plan with an employer percentage match
- Employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
- Tuition reimbursement and Loan Repayment
- Reimbursement for professional licensure fees
- Bereavement and paid parental leave
- Wellness program to support employee overall health and well-being
- Up to 4 weeks PTO first year of employment
- 12 holidays
- Some positions are eligible for an Office Benefit Package that covers cell phone, parking expenses, and remote/hybrid model
- Use of electronic devices for eligible positions
- Casual dress code
- Mileage reimbursement
- And more!