One Health Community Health Nurse in Ashland, Montana
Community Health Nurse Operations · Ashland, Montana
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Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
The Community Health Nurse l eads efforts to identify, educate, and support pregnant women/expecting families with opioid use disorder, seeking to refer them to appropriate resources, including medication assisted treatment (MAT) and integrated behavioral health care and retain them in their programs of care.
This is a full-time position in Ashland, Montana with a nursing degree and license required. Salary range for RNs is $30.40-$32.48/hr, DOE. Salary range for LPNs: $19.85-$21.21/hr, DOE.
About One Health:
With multiple clinic sites across Montana, One Health (formerly Bighorn Valley Health Center) provides medical and behavioral health services to rural populations through a community-based, integrated approach to health care. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes paid time off, seven paid holidays, discounted health care for employees and their family members, 403(b) retirement plan, as well as paid medical insurance for all employees working at least 20 hours/week.
One Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Serves as Care Manager for enrolled Meadowlark patients alongside One Health MAT/BH team, and One Health Prenatal team, facilitating warm handoffs from the clinic team to the community PSS or vice versa.
Assists in the development and deployment of comprehensive community outreach program targeting pregnant women/expecting families with opioid use disorder (OUD).
Plans, delivers, and maintains records of personal visits, in accordance with Meadowlark and evidence-based program guidelines.
Facilitates deployment of community resources to support family needs, including connecting families with resource support and MAT/Substance Use Disorder services.
Completes required Meadowlark/MAT training, including SBIRT, Motivational Interviewing, and One Health resource support orientation.
Works closely with One Health’s prenatal program, assisting with peer support events, providing follow-up support for primary care visits, conducting educational visits with patients, and connecting prenatal patients with resources.
Always maintains professional relationships with clients, adhering strictly to confidentiality guidelines, as identified by HMF and One Health standards.
Provides data required for completion of the Meadowlark Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement projects and all required HRSA funding reports.
Participates in weekly huddles with One Health prenatal and Behavioral Health Teams.
Works with delivering hospitals to collect patient-specific data and to assist in discharge of prenatal patients back to their healthcare provider in Big Horn County.
Maintains a professional demeanor in interactions with clients and community partners.
Follows home visiting safety guidelines.
Identifies health literacy needs for patients and provides proper health and parenting education materials.
Participates in performance optimization and risk management activities as required.
Adheres to all One Health Policies and Procedures.
Cooperates and abides by all elements of One Health’s Compliance Program.
Provides exceptional customer service and models the mission of One Health when interacting with internal and external stakeholders promoting a positive image for the health center.
Other duties may be assigned as required or needed with or without prior notification.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program
Montana nursing license
Valid driver’s license
Two to five years’ experience in clinical setting of primary care or public health
Experience with MAT and home visiting
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:
The working conditions and environments described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of this job. An employee may be exposed to other working conditions and/or environments which are not listed.
Work indoors in heat-controlled environment 95% of the time.
Moderate noise level consistent with an office environment.
Typically, 40-hour workweek.
Some evening and weekend hours as needed.
Periodic travel to other One Health sites and within Montana as well as regional and national meetings.