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Registered Nurse - ACT Team

Company: Horizon House Inc.
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Horizon House is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues and substance abuse. With over 100 locations throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice.*We are seeking qualified Registered Nurses (RN) to join our* *Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in Wilmington, Delaware. *The *Clinician Registered Nurse* as part of the ACT multidisciplinary team provides the coordination of both the behavioral and physical health care needs of the program participants, monitors participants medication and provides psychiatric nursing services consistent with physicians orders. Some of the responsibilities include the following:* Assist in the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of recovery plans in collaboration with the participants and assigned staff.* Maintains a case load of ACT participants and completes assigned paperwork in a timely manner.* Act as a liaison consulting with community agencies and families to maintain coordination of care in the treatment process.* Provides ongoing assessment of participants mental health symptoms and responds to recovery plans ensuring appropriate and early intervention.*Qualifications:** *Registered Nurse with a current and valid nursing license in the state of Delaware.** Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse systems and supports.* Good communication skills both oral and written.* Ability to work independently and as part of a focused team.* Strong organizational and analytical skills.* Must possess a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.* Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and respect for participants rights and personal preference in treatment are essential.*Scope:** Frequent talking and listening.* Requires the ability to lift, carry, hold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop, and bend, which may include direct intervention with participants.* Local travel required, including transporting program participants.* May be required to report to work during emergencies, including inclement weather.* Scheduling flexibility and possible on-call work are necessary.* May require crisis intervention in emergency situations.*Benefits:*Horizon House offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental, (9) nine paid holidays and generous time off, Paid Leave Bank cash in, education reimbursement, EAP, Agency Life and AD&D, Perks at Work and opportunity for advancement.Regarding these RN positions with Horizon House in Wilmington, DE you may contact Human Resources at 302-655-7108.*To be considered an applicant for this position, please apply on line at Horizon House Careers. *Follow these steps to on online go to *www.hhinc.org/careers, and you may follow these steps*: Apply, choose Doctors - Nurses, New Castle County, DE and Clinician Registered NurseHorizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/V/Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.Job Type: Full-timeStandard shift:* Day shiftWeekly schedule:* Monday to FridayEducation:* Associate (Required)Experience:* mental health and substance abuse systems and supports: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)* RN license in the State of Delware (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Horizon House Inc., Wilmington , Registered Nurse - ACT Team, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware

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