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Nurse Full-time - Night Shift - Inpatient Services (IPU)

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A $3,000. 00 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR 1 YEAR OF SERVICE

Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is a provider of comprehensive mental health services, offering inpatient, outpatient, home-based, school, and community-based programs to individuals and families in Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties in Southeastern Indiana. CMHC offers a full continuum of care to individuals and families of all ages. CMHC follows the recovery model which emphasizes and supports each individual's potential for recovery. Recovery is seen as a personal journey that utilizes supportive relationships, empowerment, social inclusion, and coping skills.

Position Responsibilities
: The Nurse will work within our locked 16 bed Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit (IPU). The Nurse will render professional nursing services with the philosophy and procedures of the Inpatient Recovery Treatment Program. Performs admission and discharge of patients, assesses patient educational needs, administers medications in accordance with prescriber s orders, assists doctors/APNs with physical examinations, develops individual recovery based treatment plans for clients.

Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and currently registered with the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau. One year nursing experience and some experience in a psychiatric setting is preferred.

Day-to-Day Expectations:

  • Provides necessary and appropriate nursing care to participants in the Inpatient Recovery Treatment Program.
  • Involved in treatment team report regarding patients assigned to the IPU with previous shift.
  • Completes admission and discharge of clients
  • Administers medications in accordance with prescriber s orders
  • Notes and posts prescriber s orders
  • Assists doctors/APNs with physical examinations
  • Facilitates and assists in educational recovery based group activities with clients on Inpatient Unit
  • Develops individual recovery based treatment plans for clients
  • Spends quality time with clients in one-to-one situations.
  • Interacts with families by telephone and face-to-face, incorporating social services and activity therapist to assist as needed.
  • Uses verbal and physical intervention with clients out of control.

Administrative Supervisor: The Nurse will report to the Charge Nurse during the shift assigned. The administrative supervisor for all IPU Staff is the Director of Inpatient Services.

Job Location: The IPU is located at 285 Bielby Road, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025.

Shift: The night shift begins at 12:00am and ends at 8:30am. 8 hour shifts. Night shift differential and charge nurse differential.

Benefits Offered: CMHC offers a comprehensive benefits package. Depending on the number of hours worked, employees can receive the following benefits:

Health and Dental Insurance, including Rx (must work at least 30 hours per week)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) (must work at least 30 hours per week)
Life and Accidental Death Insurance (must work at least 20 hours per week)
Long-term Disability Insurance (must work at least 20 hours per week)
Profit Sharing Plan (401k)
Tuition Reimbursement
Worker's Compensation
Generous Paid Time Off Benefit Plan
Paid Holidays (8 days)
Flexible Scheduling



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