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DATE:9/30/13
STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$41,766.09 - $54,388.09
TITLE:MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
GRADE:23
DEPARTMENT:Community Support & Treatment Services
LOCATION:2140 E. Ellsworth Rd., Ann Arbor
UNION AFFILIATION:AFSCME 2733 Unit A
JOB SUMMARY:
THIS IS A REPOSTING OF THE POSITION

This is the full functioning professional level performing a range of direct and indirect services within a specific program. The employee assesses the need for medical assistance, takes clinical histories and identifies abnormal findings. In addition, the employee assesses dysfunctional behavior and emotional trauma and develops and carries out appropriate treatment plans.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Prepares, records and administers medication and treatment noting and evaluating any side effects.
  • Takes clinical histories, identifies abnormal findings and assesses the need for medical assistance. Refers clients to a physician when appropriate.
  • Establishes nursing care objectives based on an assessment of a client¿s needs in relation to treatment goals.
  • Assesses dysfunctional behavior, emotional trauma, and health status and develops and carries out appropriate treatment plans.
  • Coordinates the activities of a medication clinic including training and assigning duties to personnel.
  • Provides mental health services to community residents in emergency situations. Identifies problems, intentions of the client and resources available to alleviate the situation. Provides counseling and support services. Makes appropriate case dispositions.
  • Attends staff conferences to assess and evaluate client¿s needs.
  • Prepares forms, records and reports associated with the work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION

  • Possession of a Bachelor's of science degree in nursing.
EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year of nursing experience.
  • Six-month break-in period.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Registered professional nurse
  • A valid Michigan Driver's License
The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job, should be considered.

FILING DEADLINE: 12/31/13

CONTROL NUMBER: 1309-648-2346-0008

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