Adapt Integrated Health Care is looking for a Registered Nurse to join their ACT team.

  • $5,000 Signing Bonus
  • 100% paid premiums for full family medical insurance
  • Waiver cash option
  • Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Generous sick and vacation time accrual rates; accrued time rolls over year-to-year.
  • 5% 401k employer contribution
  • Life insurance policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Clinical supervision toward licensure is available.

The position of Registered Nurse provides support with psychiatric medication management, health and wellness assessment and education, along with managing referrals for medical/dental care. The RN works with the EASA and ACT teams, adheres to the fidelity of each program, and supports the practice of the LMP and Adapt Mental Health staff to meet the needs of the clients. Assess patient health problems and needs throughout their treatment. Develop and implement nursing care plans and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to patients and advise on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. The position will supervise medical staff and assist in treatment by also monitoring vital signs, dispense medication at the correct times, report to the medical staff concerns, and provide top notch customer service. Position contacts will include psychiatric patients- many with co-occurring substance use disorders, physicians, pharmacists, case managers, program managers, psychotherapists, hospitals, insurance agencies, and laboratories to perform nursing liaison duties.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the medication system, administer, and document medication treatment
  • Communicate and coordinate services with the other medical providers
  • Engage in health promotion, prevention, and education activities (i.e., assess for risky behaviors and attempt behavior change)
  • Conduct home and community visits
  • Educate other team members to help them monitor psychiatric symptoms and medication side effects
  • Develop strategies to maximize the taking of medications as prescribed (e.g., behavioral tailoring, development of individual cues and reminders)
  • Engage in health promotion, prevention, and education activities (i.e., assess for risky behaviors and attempt behavior change)
  • Screen and monitor consumers for medical problems/side effects
  • Refer client to other health resources as needed; collaborate with community health, community partners and agencies to promote the overall well-being of Mental Health clients.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing, current, unrestricted Registered Nurse license in Oregon with no restrictions, 2-year experience in acute care, critical care, emergency room or correctional health care setting preferred. CPR, First Aide, AED, Universal Precaution experience a must. Preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of psychological/psychosocial theory, principles, and practices of mental health treatment
  • Thorough knowledge of human behavior/development as it relates to crisis situations and problems of client population.
  • Thorough knowledge of behavior intervention, management and support strategies and principles.
  • Working knowledge of psychoactive medication and treatment applications.

For more information on the organization, please visit the website at www.adaptoregon.org. Adapt Integrated Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. They always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our clientele. For anyone needing assistance or accommodation with Adapt’s application process, please reach out to our team at careers@adaptoregon.org or by calling (541) 672-2691 and asking for our Human Resources department. #INDA1 Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $39.90 per hour