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DATE:10/2/17
STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$43,027.43 - $56,030.61
TITLE:MENTAL HEALTH NURSE I/II/III
GRADE:23
LOCATION:2140 E. Ellsworth Rd., Ann Arbor
UNION AFFILIATION:AFSCME 2733 Unit A
 
JOB SUMMARY
RN-Works closely within a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive office and community based care and clinical services to adults with I/DD(Intellectual/Developmentally disabled). Consumers live independently, in specialized residential facilities, general AFC's or housing where they are receiving community living supports.

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.
This position is a tiered position. Advancement from LEVEL I to II to III is dependent upon experience in the position, as well as ongoing acceptable work performance and demonstrated proficiency as a Mental Health Nurse.
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
Level I - Grade 23:

  • One (1) year of nursing experience, or the equivalent.
  • Six-month break-in period.
Level II - Grade 25:

  • May advance to LEVEL II after a minimum of 1 year at LEVEL I with demonstrated satisfactory job performance.
Level III - Grade 27:

  • May advance to LEVEL III after a minimum of 1 year at LEVEL II with demonstrated satisfactory job performance.
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: 10/17/17

CONTROL NUMBER: 1710-641-2356-0001

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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