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Position Overview:

To provide health screening, coordination of health referrals, and work in close collaboration with prescribers and staff in the Adult and Child/Family Clinics, PROS and Crisis programs. This position works flexible hours corresponding to the needs of the program.

Essential Duties: 

  • Dispenses medication as prescribed by the psychiatrist/nurse practitioner

  • Administers injectable medication per prescriber’s order

  • Provides health monitoring and PROS Health Assessments

  • Participates in the development, writing and execution of the treatment plan

  • Reviews health screening and makes appropriate recommendations

  • Educates recipients/staff regarding pertinent medical issues/medication

  • Ensures the security and inventory of all medications and nursing supplies

  • Prints prescriber schedules and various reports for prescribers as needed

  • Fulfills prior authorization requests for medications

  • Provides crisis intervention services as needed, including offsite in the community

  • Forwards reports, labs, notes to PCPs as requested

  • Processes incoming triage calls and prepare for prescriber’s review

  • Utilizes electronic health record system for all patient documentation

  • Assists with orientation of new nursing staff

  • Conducts urine drug screenings in accordance with agency policies

  • Initiates tobacco cessation interventions when indicated

  • Attends department meetings and trainings as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned within context of job description

Qualifications and Skills:
  • NYS Department of Education Registered Professional Nurse

  • CPR certified

  • Excellent engagement, organizational and communication skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to work with electronic database management systems