UnityPoint Health

  • RN-Psych Home Care

    Requisition ID
    2018-53068
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Cedar Rapids
    Address
    1026 A Ave NE
    Affiliate
    1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
    City
    Cedar Rapids
    Department
    Othr Behav/Psych Home Care
    State
    IA
    FTE
    1.0
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Days, Monday-Friday
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care in the behavioral health outpatient setting for partial hospitalization and home care.  Responsible for the delivery of patient care through a multidisciplinary approach.  Responsible for case coordination of patients and insurance precertification/utilization review.   Patients served are adult behavioral health patients requiring a structured outpatient setting.  St. Luke’s C.A.R.E. delivery model (Continuity, Accountability, Relationship-based, Evidence-based) reflects a commitment to compassionate, competent care delivered by the interdisciplinary team.  Care is provided through a therapeutic relationship with the patient and family.  A spirit of inquiry is encouraged and supported.  Small tests of change and more formal research efforts are used when the evidence is not clear.  Evidence-driven protocols are utilized to assure reliable and consistent care.

     

    The patients to be served include adult and geriatric.

    Responsibilities

    • Precerts all admissions to the program with their insurance carrier, works out financial arrangements with patients without insurance coverage.
    • Admission assessment includes completion of the comprehensive evaluation of the mental status – patient’s mood, affect, though content and psychosocial issues.
    • Initiates treatment plan, coordinates care with multidisciplinary team and admitting physician per department policy.
    • Coordinates cases with community agencies, referral sources.
    • Manages utilization review for own patients with insurance carriers.
    • Maintains competence in performing procedures involved with the management of violent or potentially violent patients.  
    • Provides structured educational groups for partial hospitalization patients.
    • Assists other departments with assessment of patients who may need outpatient behavioral health services as requested.

     

    Behavioral Health Home Care/Anchor Center may also include:

    • Provides structured educational groups
    • Administration of medications
    • Medication monitoring

    Qualifications

    PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

    Education       

    • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
    • Must have successfully completed an accredited nursing program.
    • BSN preferred.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Must possess current RN licensure in the State of Iowa or compact state.

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