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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 Alachua County (Gainesville area).
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.
The Registered Nurse also works closely with the psychiatrist to monitor medications, prescriptions and document effectiveness and side effects. The Registered Nurse assists with providing and overseeing the medical services provided to FACT participants.
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.
The position is full time with a comprehensive benefits package.
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 to the individuals we serve in the community.
This Registered Nurse position requires a degree in Nursing and a valid Florida Nursing License.
Six months experience in medical/surgical or psychiatric care setting required.
It also requires individual and group interaction with persons who have a serious and persistent mental illness in their home environment, a closed office, hospital, nursing home and/or locked unit.
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.
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.