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Nurse Coordinator - RN (4162)  (Full-time, Salaried)
Program/Location: New Vistas (Downtown SD)

RN - Nurse Coordinator– Mental Health Services for Short-Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) Program

Hours: This is an exempt position and requires the ability to be on call for program consultations and needs. Shift is Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 

 

CRF: WHY IT’S A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!  Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company. Come join us!

 

CRF FOLLOWS ALL COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES AS OUTLINED

BY SAN DIEGO COUNTY, THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE CDC. 

Program Overview:

Located in San Diego, CA, New Vistas Crisis Center is a Short Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) program that provides intensive, community-based crisis residential services for adults throughout the North Coastal region of San Diego County. We deliver a unique alternative to psychiatric hospitalization to clients who are suffering a psychiatric crisis of such magnitude so as not to be manageable on an outpatient basis. Our services are provided in a home-like environment that specializes in the psychosocial rehabilitation of each individual.

Built around a bio-psychosocial approach, our multi-disciplinary team addresses each aspect of a client’s unique situation, including mental health, co-occurring substance abuse, housing, medical/medication needs, and establishing connections to social service supports within the community to facilitate successful transition beyond the START program.

Typical Duties of the Nurse Coordinator

  • Coordinates and supervises the behavioral health nursing care of the program, including supervision of all nursing staff and management of infection control activities
  • Assists multidisciplinary team with nursing assessment for incoming clients
  • Ensures that clients and family members are educated and informed about their medications and illness management
  • Oversees health care needs of the clients and acts as a liaison between clients and doctors
  • Ensures all medications are managed and stored appropriately as defined by local and state regulations

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license and CPR/First Aid certification required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with a mental health population, especially with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders is strongly preferred
  • Ability to physically and mentally able to assist in emergency situations is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of County Health and Human Services requirements including documentation is preferred
  • A valid California driver’s license in good standing and eligibility to be an approved CRF driver is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Ability to pass criminal/background clearance and credentialing review

 

Benefits: CRF takes your dedication seriously, and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life.  Our full-time (30 hours or more) staff may earn up to 24 days of PTO per year plus generous holiday schedules; we offer top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plans…and really generous retirement benefits.  We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

 

If you are applying to this position as a Licensed, Registered, Waivered, or Certified professional

and are offered the position, you will be required to pass a credentialing review.

Additional information will be provided at the post-offer stage.

 

 

Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference

in the lives of the people we serve!

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.