Advocates

Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
Minimum Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job ID
2021-6654
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

 

$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

*Starting rate $64,000*

 

 

The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in the coordination of medical, behavioral health/addiction treatment services and other supports in accordance with the person-centered treatment plan, and works collaboratively with the BHCP team at their respective agency to manage or co-manage complex behavioral health cases.  As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the RN provides consultation, education, and support to team members and provider network regarding co-occurring medical issues related to behavioral health/substance abuse treatment and management. 

 

 

Remote options available!!!

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Responsibilities

  • Provide medical consultation to BHCP team members in the assigned consortium entity (CE) or affiliated partner (AP) agency. 
  • Liaison to and consult with the BHPMW BHCP Medical Director.
  • Conduct medication reconciliation functions required in the BHCP Model Contract.
  • Review medical sections of Engaged Enrollee’s comprehensive assessments, and/or the entire assessment as assigned.
  • Participate in BHCP team meetings to ensure effective communication among all disciplines.
  • Participate in all required orientation and training and assist with training other staff on the CP Team.
  • Learn all BHCP policies, procedures, protocols and plans and deliver services and consultation in compliance with them.  Assist with training other staff on the CP Team.
  • Develop knowledge about all focus populations and assist CP Team members in doing so.
  • Learn evidence based practices identified by the BHC, and deliver CP supports and activities in compliance with them, and assist with training other CP Team members.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate a proactive commitment to maintaining effective communication with staff, Enrollees, Care Team members and other collaterals, and other internal and external stakeholders and customers.  Promote strong working relationships and excellent customer service.
  • Complete required trainings and other professional development activities.
  • Strictly adhere to HIPPA and confidentiality policies at all time, including when responding to inquiries for Enrollee information
  • Attend and actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Maintain current certifications and licenses

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with minimum of 4 years of experience working with adults in a community-based mental health, substance use and/or physical health setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge base and judgment necessary for independent clinical decision making.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills required.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer knowledge, including proficiency in contemporary Windows operating systems and Windows office suites with an emphasis on Word and Excel; ability to learn new systems; experience entering and working with data; and comfort and experience using mobile technologies.
  • Knowledge regarding psychiatric rehab and understanding of recovery model.
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must hold a valid drivers’ license.  Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport members.

 

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

 

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience. 

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

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