Full Time Wellness Nurse needed in Monroe County

The Advocacy Alliance is looking for a Full-Time Wellness Nurse in Monroe County. This position will  include travel to surrounding counties. Education/Professional Experience:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Interest and/or experience in Behavioral Health
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team to improve the health and well-being of individuals who have extensive physical and behavioral health conditions

Job Description:

  • Identify and provide, in collaboration with case managers, individuals with frequent usage of physical and/or behavioral health services and offer them assistance in developing an individualized wellness plan
  • Design and conduct periodic “health surveys” for individuals with co-morbid conditions
  • Provide case-specific training and consultation to behavioral health staff who are working directly with individuals with co-morbid conditions
  • Develop and implement programs around compliance to medical appointments and medication
  • When necessary, accompany individuals to medical appointments
  • Advocate for the health of the individual by: referring, helping access, and coordination of quality physical/behavioral health services; coaching individuals to advocate for themselves in meeting with health care providers; develop wellness materials for individuals on identifying and managing chronic health conditions
  • Convene team meetings for individuals with complex physical/behavioral health issues
  • Develop preventative wellness plans to preclude the development of chronic health conditions
  • Assists in educating provider network about the needs of individuals with serious mental illness
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and reports in order to meet the administrative requirements of the program

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please reply in confidence to:

Mail to:
The Advocacy Alliance
Chief Administrative Officer
846 Jefferson Avenue
P. O. Box 1368
Scranton, PA  18501

Email: info@theadvocacyalliance.org

Fax:  570-207-9194

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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