Community Health Nurse

Heartland Alliance

About the organization

Heartland Alliance works to advance human rights and champion human dignity by providing services and promoting solutions to achieve a more just global society. Society benefits when all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We will not give up until everyone is able to exit poverty, heal from trauma, and achieve stability.

Our Alliance is comprised of five entities: Heartland Alliance, Heartland Alliance Health, Heartland Alliance International, Heartland Housing, and Heartland Human Care Services. With our shared mission, we provide a continuum of programs that address the root causes of poverty, generate social change, and inspire people to build better lives not only for themselves but for their communities.

Our approach is multi-faceted and intentional, and intersects through three focus areas: health and healing, safety and justice, and economic opportunity.

Duties

Collaborates with multidisciplinary treatment team and program manager(s).

Participates in the completion of participants’ assessment, treatment planning and service delivery as agreed to by Supervisor and program manager.

Provides and coordinates linkage between primary care services for program participants and promotes systems integration between MHAS and primary care.

Ensures program participants’ essential physical health needs as defined by MHAS accrediting bodies are tracked and provided for in collaboration with Supervisor and program manager, i.e. annual TB screening, annual physical, etc….

Provides assistance to psychiatric providers as agreed to by Supervisor and program managers.

Provides program participants and family members with educational information about psychotropic medication(s), signs and symptoms of mental illness, recovery, wellness, medical issues, impact of substance use, etc… both in individual and group settings.

Coordinates health care outreach services and shared medical appointments.

Completes accurately, and in a timely manner, all-necessary forms, case recordings and statistical reports, and submits such documentation to his or her supervisor within designated timelines.

Participates and contributes actively in regular supervisory and team/unit meetings, in-house training sessions, conferences, seminars and independent study.Participates in program and operational planning.

Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications

Certificates, Licenses, Registration: Registered Professional Nurse (RN); Certification by American Nurse Credentialing Center or American Psychiatric Nurses Association preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to relate to individuals representing a wide array of ethnicities, cultural values, and national origins.

Other Qualifications: Experience with individuals who are homeless or vulnerable populations is preferred.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

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