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Registered Nurse - Residential Treatment Facility

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description ABOUT PATH INC. PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions. Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life. WHY WORK AT PATH? PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including: A company sponsored 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability! JOB SUMMARY: To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Registered Nurses will provide 24/7 on site coverage of a 12-bed adolescent PRTF and a small 4-6 bed young adult RTFA. The Nurse is responsible for oversight and provision of medication administration and medication monitoring; oversight and coordination of physical health of residents; provision of metabolic screenings; vitals; restraint oversight and following assessments and collaboration with RTF team including psychiatrist. QUALIFICATIONS:Successful completion of RN program and active PA RN license in good standing. Experience in behavioral health careValid driver's license requiredOwn an insured vehicle for personal use COVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to receive vaccine required SPECIFIC DUTIES:Be knowledgeable and comply with DPW's 55 PA Code Chapter 3800 (Child Residential and Day Treatment Facilities Regulations) and OMHSAS's memo date November 1995: Requirements for Residential Treatment Facilities for Adults.Be knowledgeable and comply with CARF, CBH, PRTF and DHS requirements/regulations.Provide and ensure all aspects of Medication Administration and Medication Monitoring, to include trainings, coordination with pharmacy and collaboration with RTF psychiatrist are completed in a timely, comprehensive manner.Complete Metabolic Screenings and other assessments/screenings (e.g. AIMS) on each resident.Provide oversight of physical health needs for each resident, including ensuring any dietary needs are met.Complete health histories, as assigned.Provide vitals and medical intervention, as indicated.When indicated, coordinate PCP, Urgent Care or Emergency Room visits.Obtain orders for restraints, oversee restraints and provide follow up assessments after a restraint.Collaborate with the RTF psychiatrist on any medication and/or evaluation needsProvide therapeutic interventions for the residents including crisis de-escalation techniques; conflict resolution skills and improvement of communication skills.Order and maintain medical supplies.Be familiar with and administer Narcan, oral swabs, breathalyzer and other diagnostic tools as indicated.Provide program coverage, as assigned.Complete and assure that all required documentation in a comprehensive, timely and legible manner and in accordance with PATH policies and procedures.Contribute to any quality improvement/outcome measurement tracking and data gathering as assigned. PI207149678

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Registered Nurse - Residential Treatment Facility, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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