Title Genesis Nurse
Location Hopkinsville
Job Information

NURSE

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Coordinator of Nursing Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1) Assist the psychiatrist/ARNP in the management of severely mentally ill (SMI) clients by obtaining medical information.
(2) Assist the psychiatrist/ARNP as needed and respond to medication calls.
(3) Administer injectable medications as prescribed by the staff psychiatrist/ARNP.
(4) Monitor lab and diagnostic testing.
(5) Input prescription information in Order Connect electronic prescribing and Pennyroyal EMR.
(6) Work primarily with SMI clients in the outpatient setting.
(7) Provide coverage for nurses in any/all outpatient clinics as needed.
(8) Assist in the management, distribution and organization of the Sample program, Patient Assistant Program and Comm. Medication Support Program.
(9) Other duties as required/assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Prefer a Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s degree, or an Associate’s degree R.N. with at least three years experience in a psychiatric/addictions setting. Must have specific knowledge of or experience working with addictions and knowledge of psychotropic medications.
Must hold an active Kentucky nursing license, have a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation. Must pass a Criminal Records Check and a Sexual Offender Registry check. Must present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test. Will provide ongoing monitoring of urine drug screens.

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