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Lead Nurse- Psychiatric

Company: Pathway Family Services LLC
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Nurse - Psychiatric HP123Pathway Family Services, LLC. provides resources for youth and families through their Independent Living Program, TRAIL (Teens Reaching Adult Independent Living), Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP), outpatient services and specialized foster care services.Qualifications:Possession of a license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or higher equivalent in the State of Kansas is required. Possession of a license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is preferred.Being at least 21 years of age is required based on state requirement of being at least 3 years older than the oldest resident.Previous experience working with children with a mental health diagnosis in a residential facility is preferred.Experience working as an APRN is preferred.Attendance and successful completion of Safe Crisis Management training, provided by Agency, is required. Previous experience with patient restraint preferred.Valid driver's license and meet agency underwriting standards.Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • 401(k) Match
  • 25 days of personal leave in first year of employment
  • Longevity bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Referral programThe Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies and other Nonprofits.As a Lead Nurse, you will identify physical, social and emotional health needs of clients and families through systematic assessments. The Lead Nurse will develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care that includes interventions and treatments to attain expected outcomes and standards as set forth in applicable federal, state and accreditation agency standards as well as Agency Policies and Procedures.
    • Collaborates with health team members to establish priorities, manage care and coordinate efforts to provide and maintain a broad continuum of care.
    • Works with program physician in performing physicals, interpreting lab results and getting medical advice concerning resident medical treatment.
    • Performs and/or supervises the physical evaluation of residents.
    • Provides and/or supervises medication management and education.
    • Conducts chart reviews and maintenance with a focus on medication administration and documentation accuracy. Responsible for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all medical records.
    • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing plans based on nursing assessment; participates in nursing diagnoses; implements nursing components of master treatment plan.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
    • Documents and describes nursing care provided as well as observations and interventions that contribute to the continuity of care.
    • Implements and maintains established policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, and environmental and infection control. Interpret these to the physician, resident, family members, and public, as appropriate.
    • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
    • Reports significant changes in the resident's condition to appropriate members of the health care team.
    • Follows all accreditation standards and governmental regulations in regard to psychiatric residential treatment facilities. Responsible for ensuring compliance of subordinate staff with accreditation and regulatory agency standards. Reports observed compliance shortcomings and issues of subordinate and other facility staff to the assistant PRTF director. Coaches and mentors staff in the proper methods and practices required for compliance with these standards.
    • Will be required to travel in order to attend meetings, training, or conduct business off site. Must have a valid driver's license and meet agency underwriting standards if driving on agency business. Not required to transport clients.
    • Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
    • Advocates, promotes and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
    • Develops, promotes and practices teamwork in all activities.If you want to make a difference in a child's life, join our team today!TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.To apply, please visit

Keywords: Pathway Family Services LLC, Topeka , Lead Nurse- Psychiatric, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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