TERROS, Inc. ACT Team Registered Nurse (ACT RN) - Phoenix, AZ - 23rd Ave Health Center (I-17/ Dunlap) $$$ STARTING BONUS $$$ in Phoenix, Arizona
We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for anACT Team Registered Nurse. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.
Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. We engage people in whole person health through an integrated care delivery system, thus establishing a medical home for our patients. In caring for the whole person, we focus on overall wellness through physical health, mental health and substance use care.
For the last 50 years, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.
If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Integrated Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!
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Terros Health (http://www.terroshealth.org) is hiring an Arizona Licensed Registered Nurse to join one of our ACT Teams in west Phoenix, AZ.
Position is located near I-17/ Dunlap.
Schedule: 4 - 10's; Tuesday-Friday
Offering an EXCELLENT SALARY plus ACT Differential Pay
Full Benefits Package including 401K
GENEROUS PTO/Sick policy (4+ weeks in Year 1)
$$$ STARTING BONUS PLUS 6 MONTH BONUS $$$ TOTAL: $2000
The ACT RN provides direct clinical services to an individual, group and/or family members in community based settings. Community visits include but are not limited to homes, jails, hospitals, etc.
Coaches members and families on behavioral and physical health conditions, self-management techniques.
Promotes treatment adherence and personal wellness within a recovery framework.
Coordinates member care within the clinical team and with external parties including the member’s primary care physician at a minimum of monthly and ensures current medical mediations are documented in the Medication module.
Attends Primary Care and Specialty appointments with the client.
Demonstrates critical thinking and takes initiative and demonstrates the ability to work independently within the scope of practice.
Performs health evaluations (HRA), takes vitals, draws blood for lab tests ordered, assists with medication monitoring, administration of intramuscular medications and coordinates care with other providers in support of the integrated health model.
Responsible for the oversight and monitoring of medication delivery, observation and administration for the ACT Team clients. Keeps a log of all patients receiving medication to ensure that each patient is receiving medication as ordered.
Actively participates as part of the member’s clinical team.
Takes full responsibility for the integrated treatment services for members coordinates care with ACT team members and other providers to ensure member’s needs are met and the member continues to receive treatment in the community to the greatest extent possible.
Works with informal support system with or without the member present to provide clinical skills training to increase informal supports, family, landlords, employer etc.)
Has a thorough understanding of ACT fidelity measures and maintains compliance
Utilizes assertive engagement mechanisms, including street outreach and legal mechanisms (probation/parole, court ordered treatment), when necessary, to re-engage the member in prescribed treatment.
Routinely assesses member’s need for ACT services, using explicit criteria to determine need to transfer to less intensive services. Gradually and individually transitions eligible members and ensure continuity of care. Monitors member’s status during transition and reintroduces services as needed to ensure member’s stability in the community.
Is responsible for crisis services for assigned members, coordinating hospital admissions and discharge planning.
If interested, please apply online atwww.terroshealth.org.
EDUCATION: AA, BS or MA in nursing
JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Registered nurse with the Arizona State Board of Nursing. One (1) year prior experience in psychiatric setting and/or working with members receiving behavioral health services; experiencing working within psychiatric crisis and/or with members with serious mental illness preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, members, families, and other community members. Good communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions. Strong understanding of substance use, addiction and recovery principles. Knowledge of chronic conditions experienced by those with serious mental illness preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: Valid Arizona Driver’s License, Active AZ Registered Nurse License.
Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or ability to apply for an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role
Physical Demands: Must have high manual dexterity and tactile sensation in hands and fingers to allow for completion of medical procedures.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception.
Terros Health remains open for all our patients’ health and wellness needs. We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/
Job ID 2021-5311
of Openings 1
Program ACT Team
Weekly Hours 40