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Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
TheRegistered Nurseis the member of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team responsible for the clients medical needs. The Registered Nurse provides all services under supervision of the Director of Nursing, as directed by the Medical Director.Responsibilities

  • Participating in the development of client treatment plans.
  • Providing face-to-face health care monitoring for the facility's clients.
  • Where medically and clinically appropriate, participating on the multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Providing required documentation in the client record including: clinical notes, a record of medications administered including and any other medical related issues. but not limited to:
  • Completes a Health History and Communicable Disease assessment at the time of admission.
  • Transcribes Physicians Orders and Implement all Medical Protocols as ordered.
  • Confers with and assists the Medical Doctor and Director of Nursing.
  • Attends and participates in all in-service functions.
  • Assists with emergency situations and make immediate referrals.
  • Maintains the Confidential nature of all clients and facility activities.
  • Maintains required Training & Continuing Education.
  • Maintains Standards of Ethical Conduct.
  • Complies with all Policies and Procedures.
  • Meets with clients determine the urgency of their medical needs and expedite treatment as required.
  • Effectively communicates concerns about client health to the Medical Director and follows up as necessary.
  • Under the supervision of the Medical Director, assists in educating clients about health problems and medical care.
  • Facilitates medication education for new clients and for all other clients starting new medications.
  • Meets with Clinical staff to provide information about client medical problems.
    Assists the treatment team in incorporating medical issues into treatment planning.
  • Takes verbal orders from the Medical Director, documents them in the client record and carries them out accurately and professionally.
  • Provides routine nursing care under the supervision of the Medical Director.
  • Participate in regular meetings with Clinical Director to discuss specific client problems.
  • Facilitate Medical Groups as directed by Clinical Supervisor.
  • Participate in regular department meetings and staff meetings.
  • Maintains effective communication between outside medical services and the facility.
  • Keeps and shares records and equipment.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement, Utilization Review, Fire & Disaster Committees, and others as requested.
  • Attends in-service education programs as assigned to learn new forms, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
  • Performs additional duties, as deemed necessary by supervisor.
  • Maintains up-to-date training in CPR, First Aid, Infection Control, Fire Safety, and other areas mandated by organizational policies.
  • Communicates effectively with other staff members and demonstrates the ability to work as a team member.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability, responding positively to changing situations in the work setting.This is a full-time position that will work 7pm-7am.For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website
    • Graduate from an accredited/approved Registered Nursing program nurse pursuant to N.J.S.A. 45:11-26 et seq.
    • A minimum of 1-year experience in a chemical dependency/psychiatric setting, preferably in a detox unit and/or inpatient, partial hospitalization and/or outpatient setting required.
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse and maintains current licensure per state requirements.
    • Maintains current CPR.
    • Maintains open communication lines with Executive Director, Medical Director, facility staff, attending clinicians and physicians, clients and families. Liaisons with community agencies, vendors, and payor of health services.
    • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
    • Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.
      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 Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN), Location: Cherry Hill, NJ - 08034 , PL: 537632631Required
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Cherry Hill , SmartRecruiters_Discovery Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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