$30 - $35 hourlyHopics Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 17, 2018Full time
If you're a Veteran, Member of the Guard or Reserves, or a Military Spouse, we can assist you! We gladly help those from all military branches. Summary Under the supervision of the Program Manager and Program Supervisor, and as part of a multidisciplinary team, the Incumbent (Outreach Nurse) will perform professional clinical services in connection with outreach to, and treatment of physically ill and disabled, mentally ill and emotionally disturbed, and developmentally disabled consumers and assist consumers and their significant figures in understanding and developing solutions to problems that lead to and result from physical, developmental and mental disturbances. Incumbent will also be provided technical guidance consultation and supervision to enhance their skill in developing bio-psycho-social assessments, in formulating effective health treatment plans that correlate with multidisciplinary diagnoses. Incumbent will comply with all ethical/legal mandates for documentation and reporting. Incumbent will utilize evidence-based treatment methods in assessing clients, in implementing treatment plans, and in tracking progress for various physical conditions. Incumbent must be able to coordinate their daily work responsibility in the field in order to service clients, complete documentation, attend meeting and participate in trainings. Incumbent must coordinate treatment with the multidisciplinary team in the field as part of a homeless outreach effort in Service Planning Area 6. Essential Functions Conduct physical health assessments with consumers to obtain information to complete a comprehensive biological/psychological/social assessment; have working knowledge of how to present within a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) due to collaboration involved with internal and external entities; be comfortable working and providing health care to homeless clients in the field; be able to establish client treatment plans that correlate with the health assessment; assist the consumer to resolve or cope with physical, mental and/or substance related problems; be familiar with and able to document in accordance with the guidelines established for the E6 program, including entering all notes and treatment plans, and outcomes into HMIS; be able to assist in determining the case management and rehabilitation services needed to connect with other physical and mental health services. Incumbent will provide services to homeless consumers by participating as the health component of the team.; providing nursing care and services in outreach locations (streets, shelters, etc.) including interviewing and examining patients and formulating care plans; assessing for immediate medical needs and coordinating access to urgent or emergency services if needed; coordinating with team members to determine if client has health care coverage and a medical home and assisting client with linkage to medical home; collaborating and communicating with medical home, specialty care providers, homeless services providers, and supportive housing providers to coordinate client care; providing nursing support for clients within their interim and permanent housing environment, once they are housed; providing health screenings, basic physical assessments, health education, and other health-related tasks within scope of practice as assigned by the E6 Program Manager and Program Supervisor. The Incumbent must be able to work with homeless consumers, adults with co-occurring substance abuse issues and mental/physical/developmental disabilities; will be able to document effectively in accordance with established standards of care on a daily basis; will participate in in all required meetings, trainings, collaborations, and multi-disciplinary team meetings within the program and be prepared to discuss, educate, present or evaluate the nature and progress of presenting issues; will attend other meetings, training sessions, seminars, as needed to effectively perform duties affiliated with this position; will coordinate program activities to meet contractual agreements, laws, regulations and funding directly with the E6 Program Manager; will participate in weekly supervision (individual and group); will assume other task as assigned and required for this position assigned by the E6 Program Manager; will be required to conduct all interventions and treatments in the field; Incumbent will participate in all mandatory program, division meetings and trainings (which includes offsite meetings and trainings), as assigned by his/her E6 Program Manger, Program Supervisor, Division Director and Agency Director. Incumbent may be responsible for coordinating transportation and transporting E6 staff and participants using the Agency van as needed; provide and maintain documentation of homeless status to intake workers and to clients and keep copies in client files; provide HIV/AIDS information, education and linkages to testing, housing and services; be knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS services and testing locations; enter activity into HMIS system regularly; assist with collecting and inputting information for the preparing of all LAHSA required reports including but not limited to QPR, APR; build rapport with individuals and staff of various community organizations that serve homeless individuals, families, low income households, and other HOPICS target populations; inform, educate, and refer homeless individuals and families about HOPICS programs and services of available to them. Incumbent must have the ability to work evenings, overtime, weekends or holidays. Incumbent will maintain appropriate boundaries, and adhere to SSG’s Code of Ethics and HOPICS’ Core Values; Incumbent will represent the Agency and Division in a professional manner at meetings and community events; Incumbent will maintain regular attendance, maintain files/records on client services in compliance with HIPAA & CFR42 and other funding requirements for auditing purposes. Incumbent will ensure that all client records/ documentation are submitted or a plan arranged to send them in, if the incumbent resigns from this position.