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RN - Substance Use Treatment - PRN

Company: Life Center Of Galax
Location: Galax
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:PRN/Part-time RN for night shift (6p-6a) on our Galax or Hillsville campusLife Center of Galax/Hillsville is Virginia's leading residential, outpatient and detox rehab center providing high quality and personalized treatment for over 50 years. The programs we offer are designed to improve patients lives by effectively treating any existing substance abuse and co-occurring mental health concerns.Come join our team as a Behavioral Health RN at Life Center of Galax! We are looking for individuals who are passionate about behavioral health. If you are interested in growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry and making a difference in the lives of people in our community, this position is right for you! At Life Center of Galax we specialize in helping individuals find purpose and develop the skills necessary to actualize long-term recovery from substance use disorders.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 Tennessee or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirementsOne year 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.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Life Center Of Galax, Blacksburg , RN - Substance Use Treatment - PRN, Healthcare , Galax, Virginia

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