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REGISTERED NURSE **Medical Services**

Company: Momentum for Health
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Work schedule is 9am - 5.30pm. This position is in a clinic setting. Bilingual Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin speaking candidates encouraged to apply but not required. Hourly rate will be $53.71. Experienced LVNs are welcome to apply**

** In addition to our competitive salaries, we pay a shift differential for certain shifts in our 24-hour programs as follows: (Only 1 differential -whichever is highest will apply at a time).--- 6% additional pay for overnight (NOC) shift from 11 pm to 7 am
--- 4.5% additional pay for evening shift from 5:30 pm to 10:59 pm
--- 4.5% additional pay for weekend shifts from 12:01 am on Saturday thru 11:59pm on Sunday

We offer a competitive package of employee benefits for 30 to 40-hour week positions. You will receive a defined contribution amount of $13,050.18 per year. (prorated for part-time employees working less than 40 hours per week) to purchase the benefits of your choice on a cafeteria plan basis. Any amount of this defined contribution not used towards your benefits will be paid to you as taxable earnings. We offer a retirement plan with a generous employer match starting at 4% after one year of employment. Our paid time off is also more generous than many employers with vacation time accruing up to 25 days per year, 6 days of sick time per year and 12 paid holidays.

The benefits offered in our cafeteria plan are as follows:

  • Medical benefits -Kaiser, ranging from $0 Deductible Plan with $15 Copay to $2,850 Deductible Plan with Health Savings Account (H.S.A.)
  • Dental benefits -Guardian: 1 dental HMO and 2 PPOs
  • Vision benefits - 2 options from Guardian VSP: a standard vision plan and an
    enhanced vision plan

    TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Evaluate and assess clients for symptoms of illness, responses to treatment, general behaviors and general physical condition.*
  • Provide treatment services, within scope of practice, working individually and in groups. Administer First Aid and CPR in emergency situations. Note physician orders and protocols and follow through as needed.*
  • Assist clients in seeking and/or receiving medical care. Supervise client medication support systems, including maintenance of PRN medicine supply and upkeep of medical equipment and ensure compliance with applicable health and safety or other regulatory requirements.*
  • Provide medical coordination and leadership.*
  • Develop and implement staff and client education and training on medical issues.*
  • Serve as a member of the treatment team and participate in crisis intervention. Provide support and appropriate supervision of clients as required.*
  • Complete clinical records and other required documentation in accordance with agency, payor and regulatory requirements, utilizing paper or computer technology as required.*
  • Participate in management of team/program discretionary resources available to meet client needs.*
  • Assure program facilities are clean and well kept, encouraging clients and/or staff in necessary tasks.*
  • Develop, implement and periodically assess systems that monitor First Aid supplies and disaster plans.*
  • Attend and participate in staff, program and agency meetings and training as required.*
  • Provide transportation in personal or agency vehicle, including but not limited to the transportation of clients and/or program supplies for agency business.*
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: (E = Essential; D = Desired)

  • Education and Experience: Completion of an accredited nursing program and at least two years human service experience required. Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of human service experience. Previous experience working with the target population preferred. One year of experience in a mental health setting is required for all Social Rehabilitation Certified Facilities; (E) two or more years of experience. (D)
  • Current and valid registration with the State of California as a Registered Nurse. (E)
  • First Aid Certification or successful completion of First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire, if assigned to residential facilities. (E)
  • Nursing practices and procedures; knowledge of medications and side effects for medications used in treatment of mental illness; community resources; tact and diplomacy; the ability to exercise good judgment and act calmly in emergency situations; and an ability to work effectively with persons differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds, language capabilities and disabilities.
  • Certified to write 5150 holds or obtain certification within six months of hire. (E)
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work independently and in a small team environment; (E)
    • Engage and communicate effectively with others in both verbal and written English; (E)
    • Monitor and support developmental growth and the recovery process; (E)
    • Manage multiple tasks and demands; (E)
    • Employ tact and diplomacy, exercise good judgment, and act calmly in emergency situations; (E)
    • Work from a strengths-based, harm-reduction, social rehabilitation model; (E)
    • Work effectively with persons of different value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds, language capabilities and disabilities; (E)
    • Work collaboratively with individuals identified as those with substance use concerns, serious mental illness who meet the following criteria: histories of hospitalization, institutionalization, including with the criminal justice system, substance abuse, low engagement in medication treatment, and difficulty in participating in structured activities and living independently; (E)
    • Work with populations identified as high risk and/or considered under-represented in the County Mental Health system with multiple barriers; (E)
    • Exhibit exemplary customer service, compassion, and care in the execution of all duties and interactions. (E)
    • Demonstrated ability to work with participants who:
      • May also have histories of assaultive behavior; (E)
      • May have resided in long term care facilities for extended periods; (E)
      • May have patterns of service that relied almost exclusively on emergency and institutional care; (E)
      • May have cognitive difficulties and medical co-morbidities and are considered medically fragile; may also be developmentally disabled; (E)
      • May have long-term patterns of homelessness and criminal justice involvement. (E)
      • Knowledge of:
        • And demonstrated ability to administer American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and DMS assessment criteria to identify substance use issues and concerns.
        • Clinical techniques for assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with psychological disorders and associated medications; problem resolution and conflict resolution techniques; (E)
        • Community resources, including those required to meet the non-mental health needs of the target population; (E)
        • Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). (D)
        • Special Requirements: Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance, as required by Title XXII, other licensing regulations and Momentum practices. (E)
        • Proven proficiency in typing-minimum 40 net wpm; computer literacy, including Internet search and a basic proficiency level in Microsoft Office applications and Windows-based databases; (E) familiarity with UNIX-based databases. (D)
        • A valid California Driver License, with access to a reliable vehicle or for driving a company vehicle, current proof of auto liability insurance, and a clean DMV record, with eligibility for a Class B license. (E)
        • Physical requirements needed to perform the essential functions of this job, with or without accommodation:
          • Standing, walking, grasping, finger flexion, moving/lifting/carrying objects up to 40 lbs., bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, withstanding repetitive motion, and reaching repeatedly are required constantly (over 2/3 of the workday); (E)
          • Hearing and talking on telephone and in person is required occasionally (under 1/3 of workday); (E)
          • Balancing, climbing and crawling may be required occasionally; (E)
          • Physically able to assist clients and/or staff in the evacuation of program facilities in emergency situations. (E)

Keywords: Momentum for Health, San Jose , REGISTERED NURSE **Medical Services**, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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