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Nurse Care Manager - Sanford

at Sweetser in Sanford, Maine, United States

Job Description

Provide nursing services to adults and consultation with Community Integration Workers in order to promote the integration of patients’ medical and psychiatric health care and improve wellness.


LOCATION:
Sanford

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Medication reconciliation.
• Provide medication education.
• Provide medical diagnosis education to staff and facilitate appropriate communication between medical providers and Community Integration Workers.
• Identify medical issues and collaborate with MDs/Psychiatric Medication Management providers/Community Integration Workers
• Monitor medical and general health status of patients.
• Accompany patients to medical appointments when appropriate.
• Assist in skill development in activities of daily living, including hygiene, nutrition, exercise, general health maintenance.
• Consult with family and significant others for support and continuity of services.
• Provide supportive counseling, listening, and problem solving assistance.
• Continue to consult regarding patients when hospitalized and participate in discharge planning process.

EXPERIENCE:
• Previous experience working with adults with serious and persistent mental illness preferred.
• Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.

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Job Posting: 749861

Posted On: May 12, 2022

Updated On: Jun 11, 2022