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Part-Time Position: Community Behavioral Health RN
Carroll County Youth Service Bureau (CCYSB) is seeking a part-time , up to 24 hours per week, Behavioral Health RN. CCYSB is classified as an out-patient mental health and substance abuse treatment facility. This is a new position. An RN will support efforts to integrate behavioral/somatic health care.
Duties: member of an interdisciplinary team; complete health assessments; care coordination and outreach to clients in need of somatic care; develop relationships and link clients with community physicians; provide individual counseling as part of recovery maintenance; nursing support for psychiatric staff in the management of clients receiving medication. Additional duties will be identified as this position is implemented.
Knowledge of: evidence-based practices in behavioral health; techniques, procedures and terminology used in general and psychiatric professional nursing; ASAM criteria; uses and effects of medicines and narcotics; mental health nursing process; individual and family dynamics in health and during illness; and theories of psychopathology, diagnoses, psychotherapy and physiological response to alcohol and drug abuse withdrawal.
Experience: At least three years of direct care, preferably in provision of nursing and care coordination with a behavioral health and substance abuse population across all ages. Must be proficient in use of technology, preferably with an electronic medical record.
Send resumes with salary requirements to Joyce Agatone, LCSW-C, CCYSB, Director of Substance Abuse Services, 59 Kate Wagner Rd., Westminster, Maryland 21157. Fax: 443.244.8840 or email to email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, October 18, 2013