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Division Mel Trotter Ministries
Location Mel Trotter Ministries
Employment Type Full Time Employee
Date Posted 1/1/2021
Job Code PIClinic
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Job Details

About our Culture

Who is Mel Trotter Ministries?

We are innovative, empathetic and compassionate difference-makers. We dream and dare more for MTM because all of God’s people deserve more. We walk alongside people as they transform their lives. Do you share our innovative and driven love of people, and do you want to make a difference? Join our team! Together and through the power of Christ, we can do immeasurably more to solve homelessness in our community.

You belong here if:

You are called to make an impact in greater Grand Rapids.
You are called to help men, women and children overcome homelessness.
You see value and potential in every human being no matter how broken they are.
You rejoice in seeing lives transformed forever.
You are called to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus to everyone.

Staff Attributes

Our staff exemplify passion to a faith-based approach to advocacy for the guests. They are humble, supportive team players, who acknowledge their own gifts and those of others, are truthfully transparent, seek input from others, admit and learn from mistakes, are highly coachable and approachable. Our staff are hungry, innovative, goal-oriented, eager contributors, who show a dedicated work ethic. They exhibit empathy, compassion, active listening, and self- awareness. They are sensitive across racial, class and cultural lines, ethical, and approachable. They exhibit work habits of punctuality, dependability, accountability, responsibility, cooperation, team participation, integrity, problem solving, and overall positivity.

 

About the Position

Public Inebriate Program RN – Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem

This position is responsible for providing triage of medical complaints, First Aid and CPR, and a medical assessment of Guests brought into the Public Inebriate Program via EMS, police or walking in on their own.  The nurse also responds to all medical emergencies that occur in the building. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We will trust you with: (Job Responsibilities)

Guest Services

* Provide accurate documentation of all Guest interactions and medical interventions

* Provide triage and medical assessments of Public Inebriates (PI) and Program Guests with emergent medical complaints

* Assist with Health Education and referrals to hospitals, agencies and clinics as needed for Program Guests

* Assist in coordinating and providing TB skin tests for staff and Flu shots when available.

* Provide patient care using critical reasoning skills and ethical judgement that supports a safe standard of care, advocacy for patients in an alternative healthcare environment

* Evaluate an interdisciplinary plan of care for a diverse population who is experiencing a variety of physical and psychosocial health states in a community setting

 

Operational

* Coordinate and evaluate medical inventory or item donations

* Maintain PI statistics needed for PI Program funding needs

* Integrate theory and evidence –based knowledge in the application of nursing care for clients while supporting the goals of health promotion, health maintenance, and disease prevention in a community-based setting

 

Supervisory

* Direct, teach, mentor, coach and work with nursing students when they are on site, helping them acclimate and achieve success with their internship

 

Bring your strengths: (Job Requirements)

* Formal training in the nursing field with a State of Michigan RN License

* Current CPR Certification.

* Prefer minimum 3 years of experience

* Some crisis intervention training and/or experience

* Proficient with MS Office Suite

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grammar and business writing

* Models professionalism

 

Working Conditions:

* Regular standing, walking, climbing, crouching, bending, pushing, or pulling

* Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English

* Ability to communicate verbally and to accurately hear, with hearing correction

* Ability to see 20/20, with vision correction

* Able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 35 pounds regularly

* Able to use fine motor hand functions

* Frequently exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 80 degrees