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RN/LPN - Eating Disorder, Residential

Location
Suquamish, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022

Job Description

The Registered Nurse/LPN consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions are achieved. The RN meets with each resident, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication. The RN is responsible for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility Administrator as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Completing H&P upon admission for each client
  • Developing and initiating the Nursing Care Plan
  • Providing clear and complete client documentation
  • Implementing Physician Orders
  • Availability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frame
  • Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately
  • Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment
  • Providing assessments of medical problems
  • Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification
  • Meeting with each client, completing a daily assessment, taking vital signs and administering all prescription medication
  • Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reporting information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility
  • Contributing insightful, practical, and meaningful information to the treatment planning process
  • Directing residents in a clear, concise, and informative matter
  • Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and having strong knowledge of professional ethics
  • Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude
  • Running groups with clients
  • Prepping meals and sitting/eating meals/snacks with residents and other staff members

This is a Full time position that will work Web (6a-6:30p) and Sun (6p-6:30a). For a virtual tour of the facility please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com .

Qualifications
  • RN license from the applicable state is required
  • Mental health nursing experience is a plus
  • Must have knowledge of JCAHO & State regulatory requirements
  • Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Axis I diagnosis and symptoms
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and use
  • Able to take vital signs, provide first aid, and perform basic evaluation procedures and tests

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 including cannabis. 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: 719404067-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Discovery Behavioral Health
  • Location: Suquamish, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent