Registered Nurse Behavioral Health

Registered Nurse Behavioral Health

Registered Nurse Behavioral Health 150 150 RecruitersRUs
Southcentral Foundation
Published
December 2, 2021
Location
Anchorage
Category
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Katherine Lindsay
Phone
907-982-0262

Description

Southcentral Foundation is currently seeking a Registered Nurse Behavioral Health for our Dena A. Coy Department!

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people (customer-owners) living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and 55 rural villages. Our award-winning model of care is based on our belief that the journey to wellness is a responsibility between patient and provider.

Dena A Coy Residential Treatment Program serves pregnant, parenting and non-parenting women who are experiencing problems related to alcohol and other drugs and experiencing emotional and psychological issues.

Services include individual addiction and mental health counseling, case management, and group counseling. Group counseling addresses a range of topics including parenting, domestic violence, anger, relationships, symptom management, anxiety and depression, relapse prevention, community recovery skills, life skills and health and wellness. The duration of the program is related to the level of care and is clinically driven.

Children under the ages birth to 3 may be considered for admission with their mother.

Why Work at Southcentral Foundation?

SCF’s benefits are designed around your health and wellness. SCF offers its employees a generous paid leave, health benefits to include medical, dental, and vision, an employer matched 401K, 12 paid holidays, one hour per week of paid wellness leave, on-site fitness, daycare facilities, competitive salary packages, $20,000.00 sign-on bonus, up to $20,000.00 relocation assistance, and much more!

SCF’s clinical team environment is one of the most robust in the country. SCF’s data-driven, non-revenue approach means that compensation is salary-based, encouraging a practice focused on wellness, not quantity.

For a more complete list of the benefits enjoyed by Southcentral Foundation employees please visit: SouthcentralFoundation.com

Registered Nurse Behavioral Health:

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Registered Nurse Behavioral Health is responsible for the delivery of appropriate, timely and beneficial care for customer-owners which promotes quality and health care outcomes working within established standards for behavioral health practice. This position provides nursing services to assist in accomplishing the customer-owner’s plan of care and applies use of consistent and independent nursing knowledge and processes to provided therapeutic and efficient care for customer-owners.

Clinic Setting:

The BH Registered Nurse is an integral part of the treatment team at Dena A Coy.  This position provides clinical oversight of medication self-administration and works closely with Behavioral Health Technicians in this process.  The RN works with various medical providers to ensure the Customer Owners receive optimal care during their residency.  The RN also provides triage of health concerns for both women and their small children and helps them to advocate for themselves.  This position may offer classes on various health topics of concern in group or individual sessions.  The RN Registered Nurse also works closely with other RNs, LPNs and CMA’s in Behavioral Health to ensure coverage at other critical work sites including The Pathway Home and Four Directions Outpatient.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Associate degree or higher-level educational program in health and human services.
  • Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Alaska.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

 Additional Qualifications for Dena A Coy:

  • Obtain Qualified Addiction Professional (QAP) approval within three (3) years of the Provisional Provider Application approval date with the State of Alaska.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis), and COVID-19.