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Company: Samaritan Behavioral Health, Inc
Location: Middletown
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Facility: Samaritan Behavioral Health, Inc

The Registered Nurse (RN) functions as a member of the medical services team to assist in the provision of clinical care, intervention, educational services and care coordination to child, youth and adult patients. The RN collects data relevant to the delivery and promotion of medical services. The RN partners with and advocates for patients/families/significant others to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support which impacts patient outcomes in a safe environment. The RN functions in a versatile role that demonstrates professionalism and promotes excellence and autonomy in the practice of Nursing. The RN utilizes the nursing process in conjunction with evidence-based principles to care for a diverse caseload of patients within the department scope of service. The RN serves as guide, healer, collaborator, teacher, leader and sentry. The RN collaborates with and guides care delivered by the inter-professional team. The RN is accountable for compliance with the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, Nursing Code of Ethics and applicable regulatory standards.

Schedule and provide direct face-to-face pharmacological and case management services according to departmental standards and productivity expectations. Refer patients for other services when indicated.

- Collaborate and coordinate with referral source, internal team members and external service providers to ensure appropriate client care and continuity of care.

- Complete all direct service documentation within established agency and departmental guidelines.

- Review and sign patient medical history forms. Make recommendations to patients, appropriate staff and/or physician.

- Provide other direct, face-to-face, services to clients according to departmental standards and productivity expectations.

- Provide billable case management (CPST) and other medication management services to coordinate clinical care in the form of face to face, telephone calls, report writing and case conference meetings.

- Demonstrate clinical knowledge and skills relevant to the clinical services and intervention methods provided to clients.

- Manage medical orders, including calling in medications, educating patients regarding proper use of medications, side effects, and coordinating lab work according to departmental standards.

- Seek consultations regarding medical needs of patients. Maintain on-going communication with medical providers for the purpose of coordinating and evaluating patient care.

- Demonstrate knowledge of SBHI and departmental medical records and other paperwork standards. Apply competencies in both the provision and documentation of medical records.

- Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory standards. Ensure that clinical records are maintained in compliance with these standards at all times.

- Respond to patient inquiries and collaborate with physicians regarding patient information.

- Attend required staff meetings and trainings.

- Maintain Medication Log for samples sign-in and dispensing. Submit the Medication Discrepancy Log on a monthly basis.

- Per medical provider order give injections as prescribed to identified patients as applicable.

- Routinely provide medication side effect sheets to patients.


Minimum Level of Education Required: Associate degree

Additional requirements:

- Type of degree: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

- Area of study or major: Nursing

- Preferred educational qualifications: BSN preferred

- Position specific testing requirement: N/A


- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio

- CPR- ACLS required within 6 months of hire. PALS required within in 1 year. (for AU-55081 only)


Minimum Level of Experience Required: No prior job-related work experience

Prior job title or occupational experience: N/A

Prior specific functional responsibilities: N/A%22726061% %%mednurse%%

Keywords: Samaritan Behavioral Health, Inc, Middletown , REGISTERED NURSE-SBHI, Healthcare , Middletown, Ohio

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