Outpatient nurses assist psychiatric prescribers. They take client’s vital signs, track the metabolic stability of clients receiving antipsychotic medications at the CCBHC., ensure that labs are completed and appropriate follow-up care is received. Triage medical emergencies of mental health center patients. Coordinate medication refills and administer IM medications. Provide consultation to patients and staff regarding medications and medical issues.
Shift: 5 days per week , 8 hours per day, usual business hours, but will be available if needed for evening and/or weekend events.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Wellness plan and a generous PTO schedule
Registered Nurse in IN, BSN preferred. 2 years in a similar position in either a physical health or behavior health field.
Internal Number: REG110
About Regional Mental Health Center
Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild ...to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.