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Staff Nurse

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:

Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Staff Nurse to join our Medical Services Team. The Staff Nurse provides direct support to prescribers by triaging phone calls, vetting/preparing refill requests and submitting prior authorization requests to health insurance companies.  The Staff Nurse manages the psychiatric nursing care of several teams of clients, which includes delivering long acting injectable medications, conducting daily medication management for select clients, and attending team meetings.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct support of psychiatric prescribers by conducting phone triage, vetting and preparing refill requests, provides liaison work with pharmacies and other health providers, and submits prior authorizations to insurance companies.
  • Conducts proper nurse assessment, schedules and delivers long acting injectable medication, provides patients with education on medications, and maintains timely and accurate documentation of interactions related to patient care, with a 10% productivity expectation. Collects specimens for laboratory testing and enters orders into online systems.
  • Completes all documentation within 3 business days (with first day being date of service/completion).
  • Reconciles 95% of all prescribed medications at time of client's hospital discharge.
  • Ensures that 90% of refill requests are processed 2 business days.
  • Provides direct and indirect daily and/or weekly medication monitoring to select clients including obtaining medication and maintaining accurate records.
  • Conducts interim nursing assessments and medication reconciliation as requested by medical staff, following Just in Time scheduling model.
  • Attends team meetings in order to best provide integrated care to clients.
  • Provides education to prescribers and fellow staff members on use of Essentia Rx and the EMR.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Licensed Practice Nursing or Nursing required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of related work experience.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nursing License required.
  • Knowledge of psychotropic medications.
  • Ability to safely deliver intramuscular injections and ability to educate clients and staff on medication.
  • Knowledge of relevant nursing principles and procedures.
  • Experience using electronic medical records (EMR) systems.
  • Demonstrated skill in crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Email, Word, EXCEL).
  • Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to multitask, and be flexible with regard to workload and assignments.
  • Ability to exercise judgment.

 

Why Join Us:

We are looking for collaborative, curious for knowledge people with a “can do” mentality to join our team of compassionate employees! We provide a stimulating work environment and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

 

  • Choice of 2 health insurance plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Health Plan Opt Out Benefit
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Agency Match
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Paid Extended Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Supervision towards Clinical Licensure
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and NH State Loan Repayment Program
How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: December 28, 2021

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