Nurse, Engagement and Diversion

Department: TPC-Engagement Diversion Team Site.
Operating Unit The Providence Center
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 7780
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
End Date:

The Providence Center helps adults, adolescents and children affected by psychiatric illnesses, emotional problems and addictions by providing treatment and supportive services within a community setting.

The Nurse assesses and evaluates client health care data collected through interviewing, observation, record review and team input. Analyzes assessment data to formulate the basis of nursing care. Identifies expected outcomes of care, individualized to the client, with the ultimate goal of improving clientís overall health status. . Administer medications per prescriberís orders and monitor lab results as indicated. . Provides support to clients regarding daily living issues conducting home visits as necessary. Collaborates with the staff members in providing care to clients. Maintains cooperative relationships with clients, staff and the public.

Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Rhode Island Registered Nurse (RN) license required.

Knowledge and experience with psychotropic medication, and ability to work well with professionals from other disciplines in a team approach. Experience with addictions populations preferred. Experience with managed care populations and UR a plus. Position may require driving. Must have valid driver's license, registration, current inspection and insured auto.