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OUR BENEFITS (30+ hours per week)

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Home & Auto Insurance Discount (Liberty Mutual)
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Strong Team Environment
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • ...and more!

Job Detail

Registered Nurse - Allegheny County

Location:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date published:

26-Oct-2017

This position will support Allegheny County outpatient clinics.
Summary: Provide support for Psychiatrist, medical direction for outpatient program, and intensive therapeutic services for children, groups, and families. Services vary according to the needs of a child, group or family. The position may include crisis management/intervention in emergency situations.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist consumers who have no prescription drug benefits in obtaining the recommended medication through pharmaceutical drug programs.
  • Obtain pre-authorization from insurance companies for the formulating drugs that require it and authorization for treatment.
  • Assist psychiatrist in medication monitoring. This includes taking vitals and documenting in the medical record, as well as meeting with the client on regularly scheduled basis to review their progress and obtain updates regarding their medications.
  • Interview the consumer and/or family members to obtain the necessary data that is recorded on the intake form.
  • Meet with the client, psychiatrist and possibly other treatment team members and develop an individualized treatment plan for the consumer.
  • Provide appropriate individuals, organizations and authorized family member’s information or updates regarding the consumer’s status.
  • Assist consumers in developing an appropriate discharge plan.
  • Maintain supplies of medication samples and document any distribution of them by the psychiatrist.
  • Schedule and conduct intakes and medication check appointments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of software programs and applications.
  • Local travel requires the operation of an automobile.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid RN license
  • At least one year experience in the mental health field providing therapy and medication education for individuals, families, and groups

Job Type: Part-time