Community Services Group, Inc.
  • Lancaster, PA, USA
  • Full-Time

Community Services Group (CSG) is recruiting for a Nurse (LPN/RN) for our Adult Mental Health (MH) Services Transition To Community Program (TTC) in Lancaster, PA.

CSG is offering a $1,000.00 Sign-On-Bonus for full-time scheduled nursing positions at the TTC.  $500.00 after you start and $500.00 after successful completions of 6 months of employment. 

We are looking for a caring, motivated self-starter who is interested in assisting adults in a mental health residential program navigate their own mental health recovery.

This is a Full-Time position (40 hrs/wk). Must be able to work flexible days, evenings, weekends and holidays. A complete Medical Insurance and Benefits Package is available for those who qualify!  

At CSG, nurses work in the care and treatment of individuals with a mental illness which may include physical health issues/injuries and difficulty meeting their daily living activities at a Community Service Group (CSG) location.

About the Program:

The Transition To Community Program is a 6 bed Residential Treatment Facility for Adults.  Individuals referred to this program may have varied backgrounds that might include involvement with the criminal justice system, incarceration, probation or parole.  Additionally, this program will receive referrals from other venues such as State Hospitals, Acute Care Hospitals, Extended Acute Care Hospitals and other residential programs.  The goal of the program is to connect the individuals with the community as soon as possible. This would include building a support system, accessing programming and services, securing affordable housing, understanding the public transportation system etc. depending upon each individual's goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Not all nurses will be expected to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities.
  • Completes health appraisal on individuals when admitted to program.
  • Provides assistance to physicians as needed.
  • Evaluates, observes, and assesses physical health conditions.
  • Assists individual with any treatments prescribed by physician.
  • Ensures individuals receive error free medication at prescribed times.
  • Assists in administering/monitoring medications.
  • Monitors Vitals and intakes and outputs.
  • Administers injections per physician orders.
  • Trains staff to correctly carryout physicians orders.
  • Educates individuals on medication, physical health, psychiatric health, nutrition, and selfcare.
  • Educates coworker's on any needed physical health matter for consistency in care.
  • Works with and coordinates care with pharmacy, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Participates in treatment team as scheduled.
  • Completes medication progress sheets daily if regulated by program.
  • Provides medication/health teaching as needed.
  • Assist/manages medication refills, as needed.
  • Obtains medication and treatment needed from pharmacy or medication samples if available.
  • Completes medication release forms for discharge, as needed if regulated by program.
  • Completes pill and/or narcotic counts on established schedule if required by program.
  • Completes and facilitates medication disposal, as needed.
  • Completes medication records i.e., Medication Account Records, Physician Order Sheets, Nursing Tracking Forms etc. as per established schedule.
  • Completes medication record audits as per established schedule.
  • Provides First/Aid/Acute care as needed.
  • Schedules and attends individuals' medical appointments.
  • Drives van to appointments and outings and assists individuals in and out of the van.
  • Assists individuals in community settings.
  • Completes reports as per program regulations.
  • Provides or directs the provision of nursing care in accordance with the nurse practice act and legal responsibilities as defined by the State Board of nursing.
  • Facilitates weekly Wellness Groups for residents.
  • Educates individuals on medication, physical health, psychiatric health, nutrition, and self-care.
  • Conducts pre-evaluation for psychiatric evaluation as needed.
  • Provides direct care as needed.

Qualifications:

  • A valid Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or a valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Pennsylvania. Mobile Intervention Team Nurse must have documented psychiatric experience.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet individual's and program's needs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings and meetings.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Apply today to Join our Team!

A World of Career Opportunities Awaits You at CSG! Together, We Can Do Great Things!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

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