Communicare Services, Inc.
  • 04-May-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting medical programs in the clinic setting.

QUALIFICATIONS: Registered nurse with masters degree in psychiatric nursing; or bachelor of science degree in nursing with one year of experience in mental health setting; nursing diploma with two years experience in mental health setting; or associate degree with three years experience in mental health setting. Must provide own transportation.

SKILL SETS: Adequate communication skills, process verbal and written instructions, dependable, interact effectively with the public and staff, adaptability-able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, strong sense of commitment.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Talking and hearing required to communicate with client, family members, staff and referral sources. Visual acuity needed to provide behavioral observations of clients. Work is light with some walking, standing and sitting. Manual dexterity needed in performing nursing care. Possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens, hazardous and biohazardous waste. Possible exposure to infections and communicable diseases.


  1. Provides individual and group therapy for designated clients.
  2. Maintains appropriate files for clients receiving Clozaril.
  3. Serves as back-up therapist for therapeutic rehabilitation programs.
  4. Administers injections for clients, maintaining appropriate timely schedules.
  5. Participates in diagnostic and treatment planning conferences and other required meetings.
  6. Serves as member of the Medication Services Committee.
  7. Makes home visits when necessary to monitor client medication.
  8. Assists psychiatrist in conducting medication groups and conducting individual appointments.
  9. Educates clients and their families about severe mental illness and medications with individual therapy.
  10. Provides emergency medical consult to clinical programs.
  11. Participates in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Adheres to Communicare Services, Inc. policies and procedures.
  2. Attends mandatory inservices and other training/educational programs as required.


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