Position Title: Registered Nurse
Classification: Full-Time Hourly/Non-Exempt
Location: Scott County Residential, 12390 Ottawa Ave, Savage, MN 55378
Salary Range: $29.97 – $35.25 per Hour
Guild believes that dignity is a basic human right- which is why we work hard to connect individuals to proper mental health treatment, competitive employment, and stable housing. We serve individuals 16 and older who are experiencing serve and persistent mental illness, mental illness concerns, and chronic homelessness. On any given day, Guild staff serves nearly 900 individuals in the Twin Cities metro area. Services are mobile, provided in the community when and where needed. By looking at the holistic wellness of each client we serve, we are able to facilitate healing, growth, and new quality of life.
This position is responsible for providing nursing services for individuals in residential and crisis services lines. Assists with the admission process including assessments and determines immediate recipient needs. his position provides a full range of community health nursing, health management, and community health services to individuals struggling with a serious and persistent mental illness. The position will work Monday to Friday evening shifts and provides on-call nursing as needed.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Major mental illnesses and the needs of people with mental illness
• Psychotropic medications
• Health and community resources.
• Human relations including understanding of and respect for boundaries, values, and personal differences.
• Organization and time management
• Creative problem-solving
• Oral and written communication with consumers, public officials, physicians and other medical professionals, other community agencies and all Guild Incorporated Staff.
• Assessing a wide range of recipient needs.
• Establish rapport and trust with recipients, demonstrate confidence in and promote the self-esteem of others, and demonstrate genuine compassion and respect for people.
• Work independently and recognize when supervision is needed.
• Document information clearly.
• Recognize potential problems and crisis situations: ability to intervene and implement a solution.
• Teach individually and in a group setting in areas of Health and Medication Management.
• Be flexible and adapt to changing conditions in the workplace.
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with community services providers and families.
• Provide on-call nursing services, which includes responding to all calls within 15 minutes, complete crisis wellness assessments (as needed) within 24 hours of admission. Complete wellness assessments in the IRTS Program within 3 days of admission.
• Use medical equipment such as blood pressure cuffs, scales, stethoscopes, accuchecks, otoscopes, wheel chairs, glucometers, needles, and syringes.
• Read mantoux tests and document.
• Assess medical issues and implement care needed, including a 911 call.
• Provide on-call nursing services on a rotating schedule, which includes
o Responding to all calls within 15 minutes,
o Completing crisis wellness assessments (as needed) within 24 hours of admission.
o Completing wellness assessments in the IRTS Program within 3 days of admission.
Education and Experiences:
B. Education and Experience
The Nurse shall meet the following Requirements:
1. Is licensed by the state of Minnesota as either a Licensed Practical Nurse or as a Registered Nurse.
2. Have one year of previous experience working with people with serious and persistent mental illnesses.
1. Experience in public health or other community-based nursing.
C. Other Occupational Qualifications
1. Must be ambulatory and able to negotiate stairways.
2. The ability to lift and carry heavy weights that could be up to or even exceed 40 pounds.
3. A valid Class ‘D’ Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, satisfactory driving record and necessary insurance.
4. Must not be actively receiving services from Guild Incorporated and must not have received services within the last two years.
5. Ability to perform CPR, first aid, and respond to emergency situations