This position provides professional nursing care to patients at the JAMHI Mid-Town Clinic in compliance with professional standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team. In addition, responsible for coordination of medication management and administration in accordance with professional, legal, and ethical standards at the JAMHI Clinic.
Oversee and coordinate medication management integrating client needs and current mental status.
Administer and oversee the administration of IM and PO medications as ordered and directed by Provider.
Provide medical screening of patients prior to them being seen by Provider
Perform blood draws and complete necessary lab work/prepare and send out labs.
Provide client education and support regarding medications and medical concerns.
Coordinate medication management including pick-up and delivery to JAMHI locations.
Prepare or assist in preparation of patient medication “bubble-packs” as necessary
Triage walk in clients as well as phone calls.
Provide appropriate referrals for medical and dental needs and assist as needed.
Maintain all necessary documentation and clinical records.
Review current medication management protocols for JAMHI Residential Programs as well as the medical office and assist in updating as needed.
Document patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures, and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environment and infection control prevention programs.
Coordinate travel authorizations for Medicaid-Eligible patients as needed.
Attend appropriate agency meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Alaska.
Ability to work independently and with good judgement, and the ability to work as a team member.
Ability to exercise a high degree of tact, discretion, and sound judgment in the performance of the work.
Must be able to apply discretion in handling confidential information and situation.
Must possess good organizational skills and ability to prioritize and productively mange time to ensure compliance with numerous deadlines.
Experience working with mentally ill population or as a psychiatric nurse preferred.
If you thrive in a fast-paced environment with a team that is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of care so they can “Live their Own Best Lives”, then come join the JAMHI team. JAMHI Health and Wellness is a private nonprofit organization accredited by CARF International for governance. Our program and services include Emergency Services, Primary Care Services, Mental Health Services, Drop-in Center, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Community Housing & Support Services, Case Management, Wellness Services, Care Coordination, Walk-in Assessments, Great Bear Recovery Collective, Tobacco Prevention, Opioid Misuse Prevention, Peer Support, and JASAP.
JAMHI is located in Alaska’s beautiful state capital of Juneau. Juneau is home to 32,000 people and hosts approximately 1,000,000 visitors a year. The community is situated in the Tongass Rainforest with virtually limitless outdoor adventures and wilderness. Juneau is a unique community that offers a small-town feel with a fantastic arts scene all year round and strong cultural heritage. There is something for everyone in our little community.