MHA in Ulster

Mental Health RN

US-NY-Kingston
1 week ago
ID
2017-1085
# of Openings
1
Category
ACT

Overview

The Mental Health Association in Ulster County is seeking an adjunct (18 hrs per week) Registered Nurse to join our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team to work with the Program Director, Psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioner and other mental health professionals in the program. The ACT team provides intensive mental health treatment, in a multi-disciplinary mobile team model, to 68 adults in Ulster County with a diagnosis of serious mental illness, and possible substance abuse problems. The nurse will conduct psychosocial assessments; assess physical health needs; make appropriate medical referrals; provide management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist. Traveling throughout the community to see the adults in various community settings including their homes is required. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments
  • Assess physical health needs
  • Make appropriate medical referrals
  • Provide management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist

Qualifications

  • A current NYS licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience in Mental Health nursing required
  • A clean, valid NYS driver’s license and 3 years licensed driving experience required

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