Per Diem Nurse - Provide stabilization to youth! (San Leandro, CA) - San Leandro, California - NurseRecruiter.com

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Seneca is seeking a Per Diem Nurse. The Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide assessment, treatment planning, and evaluation of care within designated clinical areas. This position acts as a clinical role model and provides nursing consultation to staff within the assigned areas of responsibility. This position will be supporting two of Seneca's crisis programs: Willow Rock Center and STEP.

Willow Rock Center is an adolescent Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) that provides mental health interventions to divert from hospitalization adolescents who may be safely discharged to the community. The Crisis Stabilization Unit staff provide a safe and nurturing environment as they assist youth in regaining the stability necessary to safely return home or to a community-based placement.

Skills, Transitions, Exploration and Progress (STEP) Program is a partnership between Kaiser Permanente and Seneca Family of Agencies. STEP provides intensive, short-term and stabilization services enabling clients to reintegrate into school and the community with lower levels of outpatient mental health treatment. STEP clients participate in daily groups, attend family therapy sessions, meet with a psychiatrist, and receive case management and medication management services.

Location:
- Travel required between San Leandro, CA and Concord, CA

Responsibilities:
- Evaluate illness or injuries - charting.
- Monitor physician orders for medication or treatment, as well as prescriptions filled at outside pharmacies.
- Maintain working relationships with pediatricians, specialists, psychiatrists, therapists and hospitals who provide care to the children.
- Provide ongoing training for staff on medications, and other health-related education.
- Maintain medication assistance records and documents all nursing interventions.
- Review all medical incident reports for shift.
- Meet regularly with the Program Director and Psychiatrists as requested.
- Attend appropriate treatment reviews related to health care for children.
- Wear on-call pager for nursing questions.
- Intervene with the clients’ behavior management programs as needed. This includes physical management of the clients (implementation of Seneca Center’s Ahimsa Model Training) as necessary.
- All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Hours:
- 10-12 hours a week with the option of additional hours as needed

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing required
- CPR – BLS
- Valid California Registered Nurse License
- TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
- Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills
- Psychiatric Nursing experience a plus

Location

San Leandro, California , 94578

Employment Type

Per Diem

Compensation

Competitive

Employer

Seneca Family of Agencies

Date Posted

Nov 8th, 2017

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