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16 May 2024

Full-Time Nurse Care Coordinator

Thresholds – Posted by ThresholdsRecruiter Woodstock, Illinois, United States

Job Description

The Nurse Care Coordinator (Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic) leads care coordination services, conducts physical health and preventative care screenings, monitoring and follow up for project populations. Overall ensures the delivery of services that meet the needs of the client through the coordination of care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitors and ensures that health care information collected at intake and other intervals is distributed to staff, psychiatrist and other medical personnel as necessary.
  • Gives treatments to patient following physician’s instructions. Conducts preventive care screening and follow up, including BMI, weight, diabetes and may conduct tobacco and alcohol screening, suicide and depression screening and medication adherence screening and management.
  • Utilizes service data to monitor and coordinate CCBHC consumers’ healthcare integration with collaterals.
  • Collaborates as needed with pharmacies, mental health, substance use, medical providers, and collateral supports, such as counselors, outreach teams, courts and primary care providers.
  • Works closely with all consulting psychiatrists and medical doctors as assigned. This may include but is not limited to: medication administration, scheduling appointments and coordinating care as indicated by the consumer’s service plans.
  • Attends to any medically related emergency or crises providing intervention as appropriate while taking charge of the situation making such determinations about other interventions as needed.
  • Provides staff and consumer training as requested on such topics as medication compliance, human sexuality, first aid, CPR, naloxone administration, the Heimlich Maneuver and others.
  • PMP monitoring for controlled substances prescribed
  • Monitors vitals for those referred to MAT induction
  • Provides on-site groups for Nicotine Cessation/Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Reduction of Risk Behaviors related to STI/HIV/Hepatitis and opioid overdose prevention
  • Meets required billing targets and completes all documentation within assigned time frames.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Occasionally visits homes to determine patient and family needs, develops plan to meet needs, and provides nursing services.

EDUCATION

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Nursing required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Two (2) years experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred.
  • Ability to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care.
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide information to patients and healthcare personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently.
  • Computer skills required; knowledge of database functions and maintenance necessary.

SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Licensed Registered Nurse required.
  • Current and valid driver’s license required.
  • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 liability insurance coverage. Subject to validation every 6 months.
  • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification.

WHAT SETS THRESHOLDS APART

  • Competitive pay – Base salary: $79,000 annually 
    • Subject to increase based on education and experience
  • Generous PTO (9 federal holidays, 8 days of sick leave, 15-22 days personal and vacation)
  • Dental insurance, vision insurance, choice of 4 medical insurance plans
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 3% employer match
  • Robust employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Public service loan forgiveness

Thresholds is a mission-driven agency with a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We foster an environment where all feel valued and respected, a place where every employee can be themselves, thrive, and support the agency’s mission. Click here to learn more. 

One of the oldest and largest community mental health organizations in Illinois, we pride ourselves in being a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace and one of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, several years in a row.

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How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Care Coordination, counseling, Mental Health, nurse, Nursing, Psychology, registered nurse, RN, and social work. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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