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RN or LPN for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Job Code:702021-005
Location:170-PACT Gloucester
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary:Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
  

General Information:

Provides psychiatric nursing support, and wellness initiatives for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT).  The employee ensures the provision of the services in alignment with the ACT Fidelity Model to adults with severe and persistent mental illness in the Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board (MPNN CSB) area via person centered services to assist individuals in advancing towards personal goals with a focus on enhancing community integration and regaining valued roles, direct service to carry out planned techniques such as rapport building, facilitating basic needs and monitoring mental status along with providing needed support. Delivers all services according to a recovery-based philosophy of care. Services are provided in the community as well as in individual’s homes.  Will be required to transport persons served in an MPNN CSB vehicle.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work an after hour on call rotation to provide crisis support to individuals.  Supports the implementation and maintenance of electronic medical records and data collection. This position works closely with other staff at MPNN CSB using a team approach. Critical component of job is to possess strong interpersonal skills. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in contact with staff, individuals, families, public, and service providers. Requires managing a number of competing work priorities in a time-restricted environment. 

Minimum Training and Experience:
 RN Requirements:
Four (4) years of school resulting
in the completion of a Registered Nurse program is preferred. Two (2) years as an Registered Nurse. At least one year of clinical experience working with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness and comorbid general medical conditions. At least one (1) year of case management experience preferred.

LPN Requirements:
VA licensed LPN and considerable experience in a hospital, clinic, or community mental health setting with three years’ experience working with individuals having a severe and persistent mental illness.

 


 


Special Requirements:
Must possess a valid Virginia Drivers License. Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results by orientation and annually thereafter as required by licensing authority.

The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace. Position Open Until Filled. EOE