Company: 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The shift timings would be discussed during the interview if
chosen to interview. Right now they are offering days, weekend,
evenings. This role is a temp to hire depending on the performance
of the candidate and the need of the agency.
The positions will require candidates to work onsite. Shifts
available would be Days, Weekends, and Evenings. They are willing
to be flexible and break out the shifts 4 days, 3 days, etc
II) Essential Functions
A. Provides nursing assessment and nursing interventions. These are
based on use of the nursing process for planning and identifying
current or predicted health care needs for individuals in services
at the MHMR Tarrant location served or in the community.
Performance Standards The RN uses holistic care with the
understanding individuals served at MHMR Tarrant have both
behavioral health and physical health needs considered.
The RN may use a comprehensive nursing assessment, a psychiatric
nursing assessment or substance use disorder assessment to
determine the behavioral health care needs of the individual and
document in the medical record.
The RN assesses vital signs, reviews medication management and
health conditions, to determine safe care of the individual
The RN provides psychiatric rehabilitation and education to the
individual based on their needs.
The RN participates in the development of treatment plans for
individuals needing behavioral health services, to include the
formulation of short and long term goals, evaluation, and treatment
plan modification for each person.
The RN makes medication decisions for the individuals served in the
program related to medication delegation, self-administration of
medication or self-administration of medication with
The RN provides oversight to unlicensed staff in medication
competency to assist with self-administration of medication with
The RN may act as nursing supervisor at the behavioral health
location, assigning for care to individuals to LVNs and other
staff, reviewing notes and assessments and nursing care of the
individuals at the site.
B. Provides nursing care to each individual assigned or seen at the
program and assures that necessary documentation regarding contact
is contained in the clinical record by the end of the shift or
Performance Standards The RN documents all contacts related to
individuals served in the program. These contacts may be by phone
or face to face. These contacts may be related to care coordination
inside the program or with outside providers, such as a pharmacy or
physician or hospital.
The RN completes a nursing progress note for each contact which is
done with the individual. All nursing progress notes conform to
MHMR Tarrant standards as well as Medicaid standards.
The RN acts according to the Nurse Practice Act for all written and
verbal medical orders. This includes all verbal orders received
from the prescribers are documented as soon as they are
C. Provides nursing interventions to individuals in MHMR Tarrant
Performance Standards Promote understanding and self-management of
Medication Reconciliation and management
Gives and records injections according to medical orders and agency
guidelines after each occurrence.
Checks and records blood pressure of all identified hypertensive
individuals and Clozaril patients at each appointment, and
according to MHMR Tarrant Vital Signs parameters.
The RN performs and records an AIMS Examination Procedure on each
individual exhibiting symptom suggestive of first time Tardive
Shows evidence of health and/or medication teaching related to the
Treatment Plan in the notes. Evaluates needs/outcomes of those
receiving the instruction and documents each occurrence.
Assumes accountability when using independent clinical judgement
and established protocols. Exercises the option of team consensus
gathering when faced with decisions that involve other disciplines
or complex clinical issues.
D. Works jointly with the prescribers to assure protocols are being
followed 100% of the time.
Performance Standards Assist the prescriber to ensure compliance
with lab studies, EKGs and the procedures regarding the standard of
practice for lab and EKG reviews.
Provides care coordination to ensure continuity of care relating to
behavioral health and physical health conditions. This includes
follow ups after emergency department visits and hospitalizations,
as well as follow ups with primary care providers.
Always promotes collegiality among health care team members,
through collaborative communication.
Maintains medications for the behavioral health site. Ensuring
medication inventory for all medications on site is completed and
documented according to protocol.
E. Works with other Health Care providers to ensure adequate
medical care for individuals served.
Performance Standards The RN collaborates with other health care
providers and members of the organization to solve clinical care
problems each time they occur.
The RN maintains necessary supplies for implementation of agency
policies and procedures on infection control, according to the
Infection Control Manual.
The RN maintains medical supplies at site for medications and
The RN carries out measures to prevent exposure to and transmission
of pathogens in accordance with agency standards on infection
The RN participates in identification and monitoring of measurable
quality care outcomes.
F. Assists in provision of optimum physical and psychological
environment for all individuals at the program site.
Performance Standards The RN responds promptly in medical and
program emergency situations by carrying out appropriate
interventions per unit protocol, as evidenced by successful
completion of procedure, reporting of incidents to clinical
supervisors and required administrative staff and completion of
The RN, in collaboration with other program site team members,
anticipates and interprets an individual's behavior to prevent
crisis situations based on individual needs to assure the safety of
the program site.
The RN assists other program site team members in maintenance of a
safe, secure and orderly program unit environment.
G. Meetings, Committees & other information
Performance Standards Participates on organizational-wide and
nursing committees while balancing responsibilities at this service
site as schedule permits.
Communicates with clinical supervisor regarding complex clinical or
ethical issues, each time they arise.
Actively promotes wellness oriented lifestyle behaviors for those
individuals served as evidenced by nursing progress notes.
Carries out measures to prevent exposure to and transmission of
pathogens in accordance with agency standards on infection control
at all times.
Participates in identification and monitoring of measurable quality
care for those individuals served at this location.
H. Maintains a professional and ethical code of behavior.
Performance Standards The RN always maintains confidentiality of
all individuals served, agency or prescriber related information
within and outside the program setting.
The RN contributes to the learning experience of new employees,
students and other agency personnel.
The RN maintains neat and professional appearance.
The RN addresses individuals served in the community and at the
site, visitors and co-workers in a pleasant and respectful
I. Shows evidence of continuing professional growth
Performance Standards Nurse will complete all MHMR Tarrant agency
training requirements within first 60 days of employment and will
complete all annual training updates as required.
In-services or continuing nursing education programs will be
attended which benefit nurse's knowledge and client care. These
must be approved by the supervisor. Will provide a copy of the
attendance roster for verification.
Nurse will maintain continuing nursing education units to comply
with standards set by the Texas Board of Nursing, as evidenced by
and proof of attendance.
Evidence of all outside training as well as any upgrades in
credentials will be forwarded to the Training Department and/or the
employees Personnel File Human Resources.
Scheduled nursing meetings will be attended to facilitate
networking, professional growth and information dissemination, as
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