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Registered Nurse - FT CSU

Company: WestCare Foundation
Location: Marathon
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - FT CSU

Job Details

Job Location

Marathon - 3000 41st Ocean 1 - Marathon, FL

Education Level

2 Year Degree

Salary Range

$35.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Negligible

Job Category

Nurse

Provides professional nursing care to clients who are voluntarily and involuntarily admitted to the crisis stabilization and detoxification units of the clinic.

Example Job Duties:

  • Determines need for insurance precertification upon admission and implements process in accordance with precertification policies and procedures 100% of the time
  • Makes daily rounds at least twice every shift to assess patient needs, unit safety, and reports any unsafe conditions or compromised quality of care to Lead Registered Nurse
  • Continually assesses patients medication needs; focusing on detoxification, PRN psychotropic, side effects and documenting such findings in progress notes per policies and procedures 100% of the time
  • Assesses client in seclusion and restraints per policy and procedure at required intervals 100% of the time
  • Completes nursing assessment, initial treatment plan (including any nursing/medical problems) and the Individual Treatment Plan to establish treatment needs according to the standards of care 100% of the time
  • Completes nursing assessment for every assigned client including Mental Status Exam on all new admissions
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify and evaluate an individuals strengths, barriers, problems, and needs for the development of Preliminary/Initial Wellness and Recovery Plan
  • Initiates assessment of patient needs and provides appropriate treatment/medical care utilizing MD when appropriate 100% of the time
  • Initiates emergency screening protocol and decides when to consult on-call staff in accordance with on-call procedures
  • Participates in report between shifts highlighting client behavior, medical condition, medication status and client census 100% of the time
  • Meets at least once per shift with designated behavioral health technician to coordinate client activities and deploy appropriate staff 90% of the time
  • Participates in Treatment Team and the development or revision of patient Individual Treatment Plan (day shift)
  • Participates in familiarizing self with treatment plans/case reviews and implementing all features (evening and night shifts)
  • Provides 1x1 counseling and other direct care for patients every shift per treatment plan and policies and procedures
  • Responds promptly per treatment plan and policies and procedures to inappropriate, withdrawn, agitated, or vegetative client behavior 100% of the time
    Essential Qualifications:

    Certifications/Licensures:

    + Must hold valid Registered Nurse or ARNP License in the state of Florida in good standing.

    Education:

    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing field is preferred;
    • Associate of Science in Nursing from an accredited college is required.
      Experience and Competencies:

      • Two (2) years of experience in providing providing nursing care to target population is preferred;
      • Proficient in performing nursing physical assessment and mental status exams
      • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis test.
      • Ability to provide an Affidavit of Good Moral Character
      • Ability to meet GCC insurance requirements for driving an agency vehicle
      • Clearance in Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Records Checks, as required.
        During your tenure with WestCare there may be new requirements, including, but not limited to vaccinations that are issued by local, State, Federal, and/or Funders that WestCare may have to comply with. Should this occur Human Resources or appropriate personnel will inform you.

        WestCare is an Equal Opportunity Drug Free Work Place Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

Keywords: WestCare Foundation, Key Largo , Registered Nurse - FT CSU, Healthcare , Marathon, Florida

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