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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: RiverWoods Behavioral Health
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:We are seeking Registered Nurses to provide care to our patients here at Riverwoods Behavioral Health. Is your "why" to help those in need? That's what our RN team does every day. We are a dedicated team of nurses that work hard to support each other and our patients. We would love to add an incredible addition like you who values quality outcomes and care.AVAILABLE SHIFTSFull time - Day and Night Shift hours are 7:00 - 7:30Benefits:Work Life balance is as important to us as it is to you, and we strive to find that perfect fit.PerkSpot! Our employee discount program for over 30,000 merchants.100% Paid Psychiatric Training!Excellent career advancement and cross training opportunities!At Acadia Healthcare, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, vision, dental, and voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage. Additionally, our well-being programs encompass employee assistance programs, financial support, tuition reimbursement, and much more.Responsibilities:REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.Develop and implement nursing care plans.Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.Accurately administer medications per ordered note.Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.Qualifications:EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTSMust have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by the state of employment or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirementsTwo years of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plusCPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.AHRN#LI-NURSE

Keywords: RiverWoods Behavioral Health, Atlanta , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Riverdale, Georgia

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