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RN - Substance Use Disorder

Company: Mount Regis Center
Location: Salem
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Shift/Hours:Full-time RN for NIGHT SHIFT: 7p-7a (3-12 hour shifts with rotating weekends)Join the Mount Regis team and make a difference every day! Mount Regis Center is an intimate 68-bed fully accredited, licensed drug and alcohol treatment center in Salem, VA. We offer a number of empirically validated treatment methods to help our patients to the path of sobriety. We provide the following levels of care for adults 18+: detox, residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient services.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 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.We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment regardless of an individuals characteristics protected by applicable state, federal and local laws.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Mount Regis Center, Roanoke , RN - Substance Use Disorder, Healthcare , Salem, Virginia

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