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Nurse Lead Crisis Care Center


  • Mount Rogers Community Services Board
  • 10/19/19
  • Wytheville, VA
  • 24382
  • Min: $43,471 - Max: $73,886 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description:
The Nurse LeadCrisis Care Center provides direction and supervision to Nurses , acting as the lead for coordination and implementation of detox screening, primary care, and substance use education and treatment. Supervises, orientates, and trains Nurses ; provides administrative and clinical supervision to assigned staff. Provide psychiatric, medical, and medication assisted treatment nursing services which includes assessment, treatment planning, administering medications, monitoring for medication side effects, providing medication/illness education, and providing laboratory services where indicated. Provides specific agency mandatory training as assigned as well as provides nursing services. Interpret and apply regulations affecting nursing services and develop, maintain, and implement nursing program procedures. Provides leadership on providing services to individuals walking in to the Crisis Care Center with mental health and substance use treatment needs.

Essential Functions:
1. Provide ongoing assessment and develop treatment goals and objectives as identified through the prescribing providers assessment.
2. Provide nursing interventions such as lab work, medication/illness education, administering medications, delivering of medications, making internal/external referrals as identified, monitoring consumer progress, symptoms, and medication side effects.
3. Maintain medication and supply storage areas in compliance with Mount Rogers Community Services procedures, licensure regulations, and state/federal law.
4. Document nursing activities in the individual's electronic record, and keep all records up-to-date according to established policies/procedures.
5. Attend and participate in meetings such as clinical staffings, business meetings, and nurses' meetings. Keep mandatory training up-to-date. Provide community education and consultation services when needed.
6. Assist and consult with agency prescribers in regards to scheduling, medication orders, consumer status, and consumer needs.
7. Act as lead for implementation of primary care screening and Medication Assisted Treatment.
8. Supervise counseling center Nurses and Medication/Benefits Assistant; ensure completion of indigent medication applications and application for benefits where indicated. Assist in the organization and efficient operation of this service.

Job Requirements:
Registered Nurse (Virginia or multi-state). Master of Science in Nursing is preferred.
At least three years' of nursing and at least two years' experience providing services to individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) and/or substance use disorder (SUD) experience preferred.
Valid driver's license.
Supervisory experience is preferred.


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