Registered nurses for the ACT Team performs moderately complex nursing work.  Work involves providing for the care and treatment of ACT Team consumers.  May train and or supervise others.  Works under general supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Maintains documentation of all services in an accurate and timely manner as related to the Uniform Assessment and Recovery Planning
  • Provides specialized nursing services for ACT Team consumers
  • Provides in-home/community based rehabilitation services to assist individuals in assessing community resources and achieving environmental and psychiatric stability
  • Analyzes nursing services and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Provides crisis and pre-crisis intervention services individually and as part of a team during regular and off hours that lead to successful management  and resolution of the individual's crisis
  • Reviews medical records and consumer assessments to determine compliance with policies and procedures, correctness of assessments and/or quality of services
  • May detect, record, investigate and report infections and communicable diseases, taking corrective action as appropriate
  • Performs related work as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication  and computer skills for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • Current and unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas Required
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program
  • 1 year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred

Hours: Mon-Fri 8A-5P 

Salary: $45,000 annually/$21.6346 hourly

   Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**


Location: 114 S 12th St Waco, TX

Key words: Registered nurse, psychiatric nurse

Department: ACT Assertive Community Treatment Team
This is a full time position

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