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Charge Nurse - Eating Disorder, Residential

Location
Gilbert, Arizona
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022

Job Description

The Charge Nurse works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Behavioral Health Clinical Model.

Responsibilities

  • Supervises LVN/LPN staff on shift and delegates/assigns responsibilities as needed.
  • Meets with each potential new admission and completes medical screening assessment. Screens for medical appropriateness for admission to facility and consults with the physician.
  • Completes initial nursing assessment and full medical admission process upon admission for each client.
  • Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
  • Develops and initiates the Nursing Care Plan.
  • Implements Physician orders.
  • Administers medications as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Meets regularly with medical staff to discuss resident treatment.
  • Provides assessment of medical problems as needed.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs vital signs.
  • Performs basic evaluative procedures and tests.
  • Performs blood draws.
  • Maintains NG tube when needed.
  • Completing waived test for glucose monitoring, UA, Drug screen, and pregnancy.
  • Provides health education to residents and staff.
  • Responsible to ensure all the medications needed by the clients are ordered appropriately and available in the facility.
  • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
  • Conducts a weekly chart audit to ensure all medications have consent forms. Ensures all orders are carried out and documented appropriately for each client, all labs are in the client's chart.
  • Manages client's medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
  • Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
  • Effectively and professionally communicates with families/loved ones, as appropriate.
  • Able to effectively and professionally establish rapport with clients.
  • Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.

This position will work Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 6:00AM-6:30PM.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science and Nursing preferred, ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) accepted
  • Holds a current RN license in good standing
  • One year experience preferred working in mental health, counseling, or eating disorders field
  • Ability to draw blood required
  • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire
  • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification
  • Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire.
  • Must possess a current Driver's License in good standing.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

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Details

  • Job Reference: 719278074-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Discovery Behavioral Health
  • Location: Gilbert, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent