Registered Nurse- Relief

Monterey, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will have good written and oral English communication skills, word processing and data entry/retrieval skills preferred; ability/willingness to learn computer skills required; ability to work independently and as a member of a team, to accept supervision, to maintain appropriate boundaries while working in close inter-personal relationships; ability to learn and apply principles of social rehabilitation; ability to take a holistic preventative approach; ability to be organized, responsible, flexible, empathic and able to relate effectively with clients, other staff, professionals and members of the community.

WHO WE ARE

Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.

WHAT WE OFFER

An exceptional benefit package including; Medical/Dental/Vision/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance. Offers competitive vacation and sick time.

HOW TO APPLY

To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.

SALARY

Competitive Compensation; Nonexempt; Eligible for Overtime.

REPORTS TO

Medical Director or Physician, Interim Program Director and/or County Physician as appropiate.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: RN required.  Must have at least one-year experience in psychiatric nursing

Preferred: BA; Knowledge of Medi-Cal documentation and/or Quality Assurance procedures; Knowledge in the areas of substance abuse and facilitating groups.

Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Medical Director or Physician, Interim Program Director and/or County Physician as appropriate, the Registered Nurse - Temporary will assist with the following duties:

1. Assist residents with self-administration of medication (educating, monitoring, documenting);

2. Review medication logs (MARs) for accuracy and completion;

3. Administer TB tests and complete Health & Physicals to meet Community Care Licensing requirements;

4. Coordinate medication changes initiated by the county-appointment psychiatric support (Physician’s Assistant) with the pharmacy; 

5. Provide medical and medication consultation to Manzanita and Bridge House staff;

6. Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.

Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.