Department: HopeWay at Oakhurst Commons - Adolescent Mental Health & Adolescent and Young Adult Eating Disorder Treatment
- Graduate from an accredited RN School of Nursing.
- Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field
- Two or more years of experience in an ambulatory care setting required.
- Minimum of two years of experience working in a behavioral health/psychiatric care setting preferred.
- Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of North Carolina or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as primary residency, meet the licensure requirements in home state.
- Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or ability to obtain certification before start date.
- Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross First Aid certification or ability to obtain certification before start date.
- Current verbal de-escalation training/certification or ability to obtain certification before start date.
- Valid North Carolina or South Carolina driver’s license.
The Registered Nurse provides comprehensive (mental and physical health) nursing care that encompasses the full scope of nursing practice consisting of skillful assessment, treatment planning, health teaching and counseling, implementation of care, evaluation and identification of outcomes, reporting and recording all aspects of care, and collaborating with other health care providers. The Registered Nurse provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean working environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe and effective manner. The Registered nurse assists in delegation, supervision, teaching, and evaluation of those who perform nursing functions and/or are administering nursing services.
- Performs initial and on-going nursing assessment
- Collects subjective and objective data pertinent to client’s biophysical, psychological, sociological, and spiritual health.
- Verifies and analyzes assessment data to determine actual or potential responses to health conditions, anticipate emergent changes, and evaluate outcomes of care.
- Uses therapeutic principles to understand and make inferences about client’s emotions, thoughts, behaviors, and condition.
- Participates and initiates individualized treatment plans for the care, treatment, and service of clients that reflect the assessed needs, strengths, preferences and goals of each client.
- Executes individualized treatments as determined by licensed health care providers.
- Adheres to discharge plan, while assisting client with discharge transition. Completes client discharge based on Discharge policy and procedure.
- Accepts and transcribes verbal, telephone, and written orders for licensed healthcare providers.
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Compensation & Benefits:
Non-exempt position. We offer a 401K, as well as Medical, Dental, and Vision for regular, full-time positions.