PRN RN (Health Link / IST) Hamblen

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: PRN Registered Nurse

The ideal PRN RN is required for Health Link and IST services. RN is needed in the clinic for injections, PAs, care plans, and overall client care. The PRN RN is responsible for assisting with the clinical oversight of a minimum caseload of approximately 375 patients. The PRN RN functions as the primary leader of all treatment teams, maintains contact with all external providers, coordinates medical care between providers (including external medical providers, specialists, pharmacy) and delegates care coordination, as clinically appropriate, to care coordinators. In addition, the PRN RN oversees the quality of HL services and ensures that quality metrics are being met. He/she will be responsible for providing health promotion, prevention and wellness management to patients. This position is also responsible for triaging medical phone calls, may require face to face triage as necessary to divert from ER, and is responsible for monitoring and coordinating post hospital care. The PRN RN will embrace the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care, as well as to adhere to HRMC policy and procedures.

Scheduling:  This position is an "as needed" position and may require inconsistent or non-traditional work hours. Flexibility is required.

Travel: No Travel is required for this position.

Equipment/Technology: Use of EMR, Microsoft Word, Excel, and email are necessary for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS - PRN RN

Education: 

  • Associate/Bachelor of Nursing degree with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, primary care, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and intellectual developmental delays. 
  • Must have Registered Nurse license valid in Tennessee.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience in psychiatric nursing and acute care preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to present professionally, work within a team format, and have the mental ability to exercise sound, clinical judgment under pressure.  
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and possess good time management and organizational skills. 
  • Basic computer skills required; experience with electronic medical record (EMR) preferred. 
  • Experience with interdisciplinary collaboration and care coordination preferred.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.