The Registered Nurse (RN) will serve as a member of the Intensive Transition Team (ITT) for the Hospital Stepdown Program. This Hospital Transition Program is designed to step-down/transition individuals who are psychiatrically and/or medically fragile from inpatient state hospital settings to more appropriate community-based settings. The ITT will work as a team to identify, assess, facilitate step-down/transition, house, and provide services and support to maintain community integration.
As a member of the ITT, the RN will collaborate with, as applicable or determined necessary based on clinical presentation and participant preference: state hospital staff, BTCS continuity of care staff, Medicaid Managed Care Organization staff, a peer support specialist, a substance use counselor, the participant, and the participant’s family or legally authorized representative.
Under the direction of the Program Director and the Director of Nursing, the RN performs responsible professional nursing work or professional administrative nursing work in a 6-bed unit. This position is responsible for the care and treatment of clients in accordance with accepted professional, legal and ethical nursing standards.
Primary responsibilities include medication monitoring and administration, individual assessments, laboratory collections and interpretation of lab results, individual and family education regarding medications, health and nutrition, mental illness, and substance use. This position will also be responsible for giving injections, performing venipuncture, administering urine drug screens, and pregnancy tests. This RN will provide support and care to those residing in the home while supervising support staff through education, direction and delegation for other nursing needs and requirements.
The RN is responsible for adhering to all agency policies and procedures and must possess an ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills. This position is Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM with no holidays, weekends or overtime.
Salary: $39.43 – $40.18/hr
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: |
1. Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
with at least 1-year recent nursing experience.
2. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team.
3. Pass a standard State and Federal background check
4. Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications.
5. Current CPR certification
6. Excellent written and oral communication skills
7. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved drivers status throughout employment.
2. ANCC Certification
3. Experience in a psychiatric acute treatment unit, psychiatric home care, psychiatric outpatient clinic or
any other clinic-based setting.
4. Case Management experience.
5. Bilingual-Spanish and or ASL
|Salary Amount||$82,000 - 83,574/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|