Centennial Mental Health Center Nurse in Fort Morgan, Colorado

Job Title: Nurse LPN Job Class: Program DeliveryReports to: CSP Manager, Regional Operations ManagerOr Regional Operations Director, or MedicalDirector Grade: 5Status: Non-ExemptPOSITION SUMMARYServes as medical support to staff and psychiatrists, coordinating care andmonitoring consumer medications.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Administers medications and evaluates and monitors consumers for medicationside effects.2. Provides consumers with up-to-date information regarding medications andtheir side effects.3. Coordinates medical care and interventions with staff and psychiatrists.4. Provides consultation to staff regarding medical issues.5. Provides medical screening assessment to consumers as needed.6. Provides clinical assessment, problem identification, crisisinterventions, individual and group therapy.7. Develops and monitors treatment plans, monitors treatment progress anddocuments significant interactions.8. Holds appropriate sessions in group settings to work on a skill buildingissues.9. Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Centerstandards.10. Serves on emergency rotation schedule to provide 24-hour on-call;responding to and providing services to emergent situations.11. Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory session as required.12. Other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTSCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSLicensed Practical Nurse in the State of Colorado.EXPERIENCEMinimum one year experience with the chronically mentally ill.