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Registered Nurse (On-Call)

Telecare Corporation • San Jose, CA

Posted 2 months ago

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Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care

Job Description

Registered Nurse (On-Call) - New Substance Use Treatment Services Program!

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 122 programs and over 3,510 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

As a part of the growing Telecare Family, we are now hiring for our residential substance use treatment services (SUTS) in San Jose. This program will serve adults in a unified approach to recovery from substance use and mental illness. In our 50-year history, Telecare has provided co-occurring capable mental health treatment in numerous licensed residential treatment environments as well as outpatient settings. The primary goal of substance use residential treatment in such a system is to stabilize the psychological, physical and social aspects of addiction while preparing the individual for successful treatment at lower ASAM Levels of Care.

New Hire Orientation: June 10 - June 14, 2019

Program Opens: June 17, 2019

Employment Status: On-Call opportunities on the following shifts including weekends:

AM; 7:00AM - 3:30PM -

PM: 3:00PM - 7:30PM

NOC: 7:00- 3:30PM


The Registered Nurse (RN) provides recovery-focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician.


Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of program operations
Valid CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)/BLS (Basic Life Support) certificate
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

BA or BS degree
One (1) year of healthcare experience
Experience in Behavioral health setting

Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders
Oversees and provides nursing care
Completes nursing assessments
Assists in the welcoming, admissions, and discharge process
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
Attends and participates in community meetings and groups
Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings
Coordinates and supervises admissions to assure accurate and complete documentation in the medical record and timely referral to the medical physician
Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift
Reviews and maintains the amount, accuracy, and quality of documentation included in the medical records
Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention
Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner
Administers medication and treatments to members served
Receives and presents change of shift report as assigned
Adheres to medication management policies and procedures
Notifies the prescriber and Nursing Supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition
Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals
Develops and implements nursing care plans
If employed at Inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
If employed at Outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

Excellent listening skills and ability to take detailed notes
Ability to concisely repeat back instructions provided by Supervisor
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to quickly understand new concepts and integrate into daily routine
Ability to prepare succinct summary reports

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious).

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability


Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse

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