Fairview Health Services Nurse Liaison in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

Provides assessment, education and therapeutic interventions related to health/wellness issues for clients and their families. Serves as a liaison between the physician and the interdisciplinary team. Communicates effectively verbally and in writing with the interdisciplinary team and external support systems. Participates in the development and implementation of the treatment and discharge plan. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member. Responsible, as assigned, for the case management of caseload.

This position is currently a phone triage and prescription refill processing position supporting psychiatry and addiction medicine providers. These providers serve pediatric and adult patients and the RN would support these patients and their families.

This position is located in Minneapolis 4 days a week in a phone triage role, and in Blaine 1 day a week in clinic supporting an addiction medicine provider.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Works collaboratively with the physician and the interdisciplinary team

  • Implements physician directed care within prescribed timeframe.

  • Participates on the interdisciplinary team to ensure coordination and cooperation among team members for patient care.

Contributes to the development of an individualized treatment plan

  • Collaborates with patient, family and other interdisciplinary team members to develop an individualized treatment plan.

  • Develops and individualized treatment plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

  • Acts as a liaison between patient, family, community resources, multidisciplinary team and other concerned parties on assessment and treatment issues.

  • Provides ongoing assessment, monitoring, and interventions of the clients health needs.

  • Documents the plan in a legible, thorough, timely and clinically appropriate manner.

  • Provides case management and coordinates the treatment planning process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

Participates in developing and implementing a clinically appropriate discharge plan.

  • Identifies health related discharge needs.

  • Acts, as assigned, as a liaison between patient, family, community resources, multidisciplinary team and other concerned parties on discharge issues.

  • Documents the discharge plan in a legible, thorough, timely and clinically appropriate manner.

  • Contributes to an individualized discharge plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

Facilitates individual and group psycho-education.

  • Focuses on the management of physical and mental health conditions.

  • Provides appropriate client education on the use of prescribed medication and its side effects.

Demonstrates the ability to advance evidence based practice by utilizing standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information into practice to continually improve care and practice so that patient outcomes are enhanced.

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Behavioral Science

Experience

  • Three years in mental health or related setting

License/Certification/Registration

  • Current Registered Nurse license in Minnesota

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred

Experience

  • Outpatient experience

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-26915

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Clinics/Urgent Care/Walk-In-Care

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Clinic - Psychiatry