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PACT Lead RN

Company: Vinfen
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule:Tue, 8am-4pm, Wed & Thu 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-4pm

Rate: $78,000 / year

Sign on Bonus :$5000; $1666.66 upon completion of 30 days, $1666.66 upon completion of 6 months, $1666.66 upon completion of 12 months

The Lead Nurse for the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) works as part of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; coordinating and organizing psychopharmacology services, and providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services; and sharing shift-management responsibility with other staff. Additionally, the PACT Lead Nurse supervises the other two nurses on the team in the area of medical/medication issues.

Provide case management and ongoing assessment for an assigned group of persons served, including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team (ITT);
Conduct a comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status, and diagnosis; physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships
Perform shift management in coordination with other PACT shift managers
Provide on-call crisis intervention
In collaboration with team nurses, manage pharmaceuticals and medical supplies
In collaboration with team Psychiatrist, coordinate, schedule, and administer medical assessments of persons served physical health, make referrals to community physicians and coordinate psychiatric treatment with medical treatment.
Other duties as required

Response to Covid-19

Vinfen continues to follow the guidelines determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Vinfen leadership along with Vinfen's medical staff are closely monitoring the pandemic on a daily basis and make decisions that are best for the safety and well-being of the Vinfen community.

Our response to promote safety during the coronavirus includes:

Hiring process conducted via virtual and phone interviews
Virtual New Employee Orientation and Virtual Training
Laptop and iPhone provided for eligible positions
Increased sanitation measures in all programs and group homes
PPE provided to all positions working closely with others

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
Other generous benefits and perks!
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.
My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Keywords: VinfenRN, VinfenPACT
Requirements:

Vaccine Mandate Policy

All new employees, interns, and volunteers within Vinfen's Massachusetts programs will be required to be fully vaccinated (14 days beyond last shot of Pfizer or Moderna or 14 days beyond receiving a Johnson and Johnson vaccine), or have received the first shot in a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) with an appointment scheduled for the second dose. A 2nd dose must be received within six weeks of hire and the first shot prior to New Employee Orientation or have an approved exemption for medical or religious reasons by the first day of employment with Vinfen.

Five years direct experience in clinical program management, quality improvement & supervision in a mental health setting.
RN in Massachusetts required.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelor's degree preferred. In some cases, experience may be substituted for education.
Avalid driver'slicensemustbepresented atthetimeofemployment.Incumbentsmustbe atleast21yearsofage,havemaintaineda valid US driver'slicenseforatleastone yearand mustbe abletopassa driver'sscreening background check.

Keywords: Vinfen, Plymouth , PACT Lead RN, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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