Are you a nurse who is seeking a new opportunity outside of the hospital system, and is interested in providing community-based care?
Do you want to expand your skills set and make a difference? Working as a Community Outreach RN or ACT Nurse gives you experience assisting and inspiring people with mental illnesses to reclaim their lives.
Consider becoming a Nurse for Thresholds, a national leader in mental health services, a recipient of the Chicago Tribune’s “Top 100 Workplaces" and a 10-time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For". Through our more than 100 Chicagoland locations and 30 innovative programs, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing and hope for over 15,000 adults and youth.
The Community Outreach RN or ACT Nurse functions as a primary practitioner who visits members to monitor their physical and mental health status. The Nurse uses assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation to assist individuals with mental illness in the community live independently.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Nursing.
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. Ability to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care.
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and to advocate with collateral providers.
Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 liability insurance coverage. Subject to validation every 6 months.
Licensed Registered Nurse in IL
Current and valid driver's license
Daily access to a vehicle
NURSING HOME NURSES (RN) AND VISITING NURSES (RN) ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply.
All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow the Link Below: Illinois Department of Public Health - Disqualifying Offenses http://www.idph.state.il.us/nar/disconvictions.htm
Thresholds, named as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, provides more than 7,300 adults and youth with the skills and encouragement needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.
Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make... a difference.
More than 75% of Thresholds’ services are delivered out in the community and include assertive outreach, case management, housing, employment, education, psychiatry, primary care and substance abuse treatment, as well as pioneering research at the Thresholds Research Institute.
Thresholds provides competitive wages and benefits, and excellent opportunities for career development and promotion.
Individuals with lived or shared experiences with mental illness are encouraged to apply.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran