Mental Health Nurse – Excellent Benefit Package – Sign On Bonus

Posting Date December 14, 2021
Job Title Mental Health Nurse – Excellent Benefit Package – Sign On Bonus
Hours FT
Overview About Us Founded in 1913, Cornerstone Visiting Nurse Association is an independent nonprofit home, health and hospice organization serving New Hampshire and Maine. Cornerstone VNA places great value on transforming the home health care experience and is proud to provide care for all ages, from birth though end of life. We are committed to the philosophy that the needs of each patient are best served by the thoughtful integration of specialized programs and services delivered by a multidisciplinary team of professionals. With our deep commitment to providing high quality care, Cornerstone VNA continues to be recognized for excellence, and many of our clinicians have been recognized with professional awards for their outstanding achievements. Our work would not be possible without our dedicated clinicians, support staff, volunteers, leadership team, Board of Directors, community members and donors who give in countless ways to make this organization what it is today. Position Description: The Mental Health Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct service to selected patients and families where there are complex emotional and/or psychiatric problems. Following assessment and establishment of a plan, these patients may be carried partially or totally by the Mental Health Nurse. The Mental Health Nurse will assist the health team with concepts in mental health care, will serve on the behavioral health team and serve as a resource for all staff. The Mental Health Nurse will also carry a regular home care caseload as a Case Manager. The Nurse Case Manager is responsible for independent management of a diverse patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The nurse is responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other services are made, interdisciplinary conferencing takes place regularly, and appropriate documentation is completed. The Nurse Case Manager cares for a caseload of home health patients by evaluating the patient for appropriateness of home health and developing a patient centered plan of care in conjunction with the physician and interdisciplinary team. The RN provides follow up by evaluating the effectiveness of the home care plan and monitoring patient/family's response to the plan. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a nurse that works under the direct supervision of an RN and performs all assigned tasks that are delegated from the RN. The Nurse educates patients, families, and caregivers to safely perform care in the home. The Nurse has knowledge of home care regulations and third-party reimbursement as it impacts the delivery of services. The Nurse must adhere to their scope of practice and follow all agency administrative, clinical and personnel policies and procedures. This position will have weekend and on-call responsibilities and is under the general supervision of a Team Manager. Educational Requirements: RN Degree/NH/ME Two years of mental health experience preferred. Home Care experience minimum of one year preferred. Requirements: Strong communication skills Exceptional assessment skills Proficiency with medical EMR systems. Valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance are required. Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care. Benefits: Paid Medical/Dental/Life Insurance/Disability On-going education/training Generous earned time benefits Tuition reimbursement AAA Coverage IRS rate Mileage reimbursement For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Agency / Location Cornerstone VNA
178 Farmington Road
Rochester, NH 03867
Contact Information Jenette Coutinho

Rochester, NH 03867
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