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Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. (MHRC) a comprehensive mental health center and Joint Commission accredited organization, is seeking a Registered Nurse to join Adult Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) program in the Naples area. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a team atmosphere and is dedicated to providing both behavioral health care and social services and making a difference in the community.
This position is full time with a comprehensive benefits package.
The FACT Program is a multi disciplinary, clinical team which assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation and support services to adult persons with severe and persistent mental illness promoting recovery, empowerment, self determination and decision-making for each FACT participant.
Some of the responsibilities of the FACT team include providing clinical and supportive services through advocacy, crisis intervention, assessments, evaluations, treatment planning, case management and medication management. Participants are also provided with community referrals, symptom education, work-related vocational and educational services, social and interpersonal relationship training, and support for the participants’ families and care givers.
As a member of the FACT team, the Registered Nurse (RN) conducts psychiatric assessments, assesses physical health needs, coordinates referrals to community health care providers, and ensures proper medication self-administration in conjunction with the psychiatrist. The RN serves as primary case manager for an assigned group of individuals and promotes recovery, empowerment, self-determination and decision-making for each FACT participant.
Most of a FACT team member's day is spent in the community completing many of the above duties. Only about 15% of their time is spent in the office. Company vehicles are available, however members of the FACT team also need to use their personal vehicles to provide services.
The FACT team operates beyond normal business hours, rotates holiday and weekend responsibilities, and rotates an emergency cell phone.
The Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. manages 10 out of the 32 FACT programs in the state of Florida: Rockledge/Brevard, Stuart, Tampa, Naples, Clearwater, Kissimmee, Winter Haven, Gainesville and two teams in Jacksonville.
This Registered Nurse position requires either an Associates or Bachelors degree in Nursing and a valid Florida Nursing License.
Six months experience working in a medical/surgical or psychiatric care setting is required.
The FACT Registered Nurse needs to be able to make sound decisions independently on a daily basis, including but not limited to recognizing emergencies and life threatening situations and responding appropriately.
Strong communication skills are essential and this individual must be able to interact appropriately with internal and external customers, including families, caregivers, community service providers, supervisory staff and other department professionals.
Each FACT team member contributes to the completeness and confidentiality of clinical records by ensuring documentation, paperwork and system entries meet internal and external guidelines for content, accuracy and timeliness.
Each member of the FACT team must meet MHRC/RBHS vehicle driver requirements, to include a valid Florida Driver's License, automobile insurance coverage equaling $200,000 and no more than eight points on their license for any combination of violations.
Candidates may send a resume to Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. Attn: Human Resources PO Box 19249 Jacksonville, Florida 32245-9249. For more information, please call 904-743-1883 extension 7206. Faxed resumes are also welcome at 904-493-5910. You may also email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice to Applicants:
All employees of Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. and Mental Health Center of Jacksonville, Inc. are required to complete a criminal background screen. All employment offers are contingent upon completion of the criminal background screen with satisfactory results. It is essential that all information on the application be completed accurately. A conviction will not necessarily disqualify applicants from employment.
Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. and Affiliates encourage all applicants to take advantage of opportunities for hire, and if internal applicant, transfers, promotions, and advancement, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, disability, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.