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RN - PACT

Job Details

Job ID: 88524
Location: Burien, WA
Entity: Behavioral Health -Navos
Category: Nursing - RN Staff
Specialty: Behavioral Health
Department: Admin BHS
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Day Shift
About the Company
The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos.

About the Position
Conducts nursing assessments; assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services; and sharing shift-management responsibility with other staff. Provides case management for an assigned group of clients.

Position Functions & Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Responsible for providing safe, efficient and quality care to all of the clients
• Able to establish rapport and communicate well with a broad spectrum of diverse individuals; able to provide leadership to team members, as well as provide a role model for professionalism and good mental health; able to function effectively in an often chaotic milieu; demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
• Supports a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence, impact and trauma informed care.
• Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; Values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy.
• Demonstrates a commitment to cultural competence.
• Promotes a safe, calm and secure environment with supportive care and family-driven services that are trauma specific and promote recovery and wellness.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Follows organization infection control policies and procedures. At risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens.

Position Requirements
Skills, Education, & Experience:
• RN license in good standing with the Washington Department of Health (required).
BSN minimum required OR or an active RN License with a signed agreement to complete the BSN within 3 years. Masters Degree in Nursing preferred.
• Minimum of one year experience working with seriously and persistently mentally ill or acutely mentally ill individuals in an inpatient psychiatric, outpatient psychiatric or home health setting.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters.
• National Provider Identifier (NPI) or ability to obtain before your first day of employment.
Additional Information:
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Requirements & Disclosure of Risks: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Patient care delivery may involve lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, and stooping requiring upper and lower body strength. Lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required without assistance.

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