River Edge
  • 28-Nov-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • ACT-Assertive Community Treatment
  • Milledgeville, GA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

River Edge provides state-of-the-art prevention, treatment and support services for children, youth, families and adults who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities across a widening swath of Georgia since 1950.

Our work saves lives and money. Our mantra is: "We make life better." A dynamic, ever-improving and growing organization, we are committed to making life better for the people and communities we serve, for the people who choose to join our team - staff, partners and donors.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Nurse - ACT Team - Monday through Friday-8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) is a highly intensive, outreached based, out of clinic, service provided by a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Population targeted is individuals who have serious and persistent mental illness and most have a co-occurring diagnosis of substance abuse. These are individuals who do not typically come into a clinic setting for traditional treatment. The ACT Team takes the treatment services to them in their homes, shelters, sidewalks, etc. ACT is available 24 hours/7days a week to individuals through an on-call rotation among ACT team members. Services will be provided afterhours and on weekends. Services provided to Baldwin and Bibb counties. River Edge is currently seeking a full-time LPN to complete their ACT team.

Duties & Responsibilities: Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/consumers and their families, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention. Assists in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services. May perform case management duties, care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons.

Minimum Training & Experience: A Current Georgia license to practice as a licensed practical nurse.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in psychiatric nursing.

Additional Information: ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) is a highly intensive, outreached based, out of clinic, service provided by a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Population targeted is individuals who have serious and persistent mental illness and most have a co-occurring diagnosis of substance abuse. These are individuals who do not come into the clinic setting for traditional treatment. The ACT Team takes the treatment services to them in their homes, shelters, sidewalks, etc. ACT is available 24 hours/7days a week to individuals through an on-call rotation among ACT team members. Services will be provided afterhours and on weekends. Services provided to Baldwin and Bibb counties.

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