Registered Nurse; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: July 7, 2019
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for
our Bloomington, IL facility.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Conduct physical health screening and consultation as needed for
Complete or coordinate the completion of all required paperwork,
according to all funder requirements and in a timely manner,
including but not limited to: progress notes, opening paperwork,
physical assessments, treatment plans, applications for patient
assistance programs, medication side-effect sheets, all
medical/nursing forms and incident reports related to injuries or
other unusual, adverse incidents.
Review medical records to ensure all prescriber and consumer
signatures are obtained as required.
Complete services, including but not limited to medication
administration, monitoring, training, case management, and referral
services as indicated on treatment plans.
Assess consumers for acute physical issues, providing first aid as
indicated, and review physical health screenings when requested,
making referrals or coordinating physician reviews when indicated.
Report any significant changes in the consumer's physical
Act as liaison between prescribers, consumers, laboratories, PCP's,
other healthcare providers, pharmacies, and staff to ensure
continuity of care.
Assist in transportation, if needed, to clinic appointments,
hospital, and other special meetings/activities/appointments.
Administer, evaluate, and appropriately document TB skin tests.
Promote and provide medical teaching from a holistic approach per
nurse practice guidelines.
Promote the recovery model of treatment including hope, respect,
empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness, using
trauma-informed care by assisting consumers with requiring control
over their own lives through self-directed recovery.
Promote positive interactions within Chestnut and the community to
sustain a favorable program reputation.
Function as a team member, attend meetings and consumer staffing,
participate in program development activities, and provide support
and back-up to other team members as necessary.
Provide support and guidance to consumers in maintaining a
Conduct all of the above functions in the treatment modality and
location most appropriate to the provision of quality and
continuity of care.
Maintain an inventory of all pharmaceutical and medical
Develop a working knowledge of the Mental Health Code, Substance
Use Disorder standards, and Confidentiality Act and its application
to consumer services.
Promote Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all
organizational information gained in the course of performing job
responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and
Provide other services as required, requested, assigned, or
negotiated with supervisor.
Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in Illinois.
Some knowledge of pharmacology and possible side effects of
Must be certified in CPR and maintain certification or become
certified within 90 days of hire.
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
Outlook, e-prescribing and an electronic medical record (EMR).
Must have a valid driver's license, private automobile insurance
and be insurable.
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
For immediate consideration, please see us at
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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