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Nurse - RN (4871)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Advance Central - San Diego

Nurse - RN Behavioral Nursing - Developmental Services Program

Hours:  40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

 

 

Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

At CRF, our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services. 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.  For you, that means that you will have opportunities to learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients.  You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure so that you can have fresh perspective and training.

 

Need clinical supervision?  We can help you get your hours.  Best of all, you will be involved in helping people change their lives for the better! We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company.

 

Program Overview:

This is a brand-new program under CRF/SDRC in San Diego County.  The Advance Central+ program is a new and innovative crisis response team that supports adults with I/DD and behavioral health challenges.  These individuals reside in their own homes, independent living situation, board and care, or other assisted/community-based living.  These homes may be operated by other agencies or the individual may be in an insecure housing situation and need assistance finding housing.  The CRF Crisis Response team will provide mobile services to help the individuals succeed in their homes and in the community.

This program is considered essential, including  times of public/community emergencies and/or pandemics.  Crisis intervention may be needed during regular business hours, as well as occasional evening/weekend calls by phone.

Typical Duties of the Nurse - RN

  • Monitors clients' response to medications and reports any concerns to medical staff
  • Ensures that clients and family members are educated and informed about their medications and illness management
  • Monitors health care needs of the clients and obtains assistance from other health care providers as necessary
  • Ensures all medications are managed and stored appropriately as defined by local and state regulations

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current California Registered Nurse 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
  • Previous experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting; able to assist mentally and physically in emergency situations
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential
  • 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 

 

Benefits: CRF takes your dedication seriously and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life.  For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plan, retirement benefits, and generous PTO (Paid Time Off).   We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

 

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.