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Registered Nurse: Day Shift, Night Shift, Per Diem

Company: Caron Treatment Center
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The RN will assume the charge nurse role if applicable and/or unit nurse role by:
    • Receiving and giving accurate and thorough shift reports
    • Keeping the physicians informed of patient's conditions, change of conditions, Level of Care (LOC) and triage information and needs
    • Correctly entering and taking off (acknowledging), and processing physician orders
    • Oversight (supervision) of the care of patients by auxiliary personnel (i.e.: LPN, C.M.A. C.N.A.)
    • Organizing and delegating patient care activities to appropriate personnel, when applicable
    • Monitoring and/or performing diagnostic screening tests as ordered by physician
    • Providing thorough and accurate patient information during shift exchange for end of shift report and/or handoff
    • Monitor and address scheduling/staffing issues as needed
      • Assesses individual patient care needs, report findings, and competently implement treatment plan.
        • Serves as a resource to other nurses and treatment team members.
          • Performs nursing assessments, level of care (LOC), and reviews patient histories to document all necessary information in the Electronic Medical Record.
            • Prepares patients for examinations: height/weight, vitals, collect and process lab specimens including Urine Drug Screen (UDS), Urinalysis (UA), Chem Sticks, point of care tests, etc. following proper infection control guidelines.
              • The RN utilizes safe and effective practices of medication management as defined by policy including the oversight of self-administration observation of medication.
                • Administers and monitors the effects of medications, ensures accurate medication is ordered and administered for controlled substances and conducts accurate med counts.
                  • Provides appropriate patient education as determined by patient assessments/needs and treatment plans.
                    • The RN monitors and/or performs withdrawal assessments (i.e., Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment - CIWA, Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale - COWS) and appropriately implements/instructs the necessary nursing interventions.
                      • Accurately and thoroughly documents in the medical record utilizing approved medical record language and abbreviations while adhering to the medical record policies and procedures.
                        • Works with administrative support staff to schedule all patient appointments related to their medical treatment.
                          • Works a flexible schedule based upon service demands, which may include overtime.
                            • Attends all mandatory trainings as indicated by direct supervisor and as identified by Caron policies. Completes yearly training requirements.
                              • Attends multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings as needed.
                                • Maintains the quality control logs.
                                  • Ensures the highest level of professionalism for self and staff and maintains a clean and organized work environment.
                                    • Mentors/trains new employees working in the Medical Department.
                                      • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions and does not prescribe or restrict the tasks or expectations to perform all other duties that may be assigned.
                                        Physical Requirements:The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the role of Registered Nurse (RN). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                                        • Lifting: up to 50 pounds on occasion.
                                          • Standing: up to several hours at a time, this may include walking, ascending and descending steps.
                                            • Walking: must be able to ambulate throughout the assigned facilities on campus or Caron properties.
                                              • Sitting: up to several hours at a time for data entry into the computer or medical record documentation.
                                                EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
                                                • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state in which hired to work required
                                                  • Current Certified Addiction Registered Nurse (CARN) certification preferred.
                                                    • 1-3 years' experience working as an RN preferably in ER, acute care or mental health setting required
                                                      • Current CPR/First Aid training/certification required.
                                                        • 21 years of age or older is required
                                                          • Requires a current, valid, unrestricted driver's license
                                                            • If in recovery, 2 years continuous sobriety preferred.
                                                              SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
                                                              • Previous hospital/chemical dependency rehabilitation treatment program experience desired.
                                                                • Possess a working knowledge of addictions with age specific patient populations preferred.
                                                                  • Working knowledge of electronic medical record and charting.
                                                                    Competencies / Measurements:
                                                                    • Ability to utilize medical equipment including EKG machine, glucometers, aerosol treatment machines, oxygen tanks, and suction machine - Annual training, proficiency demonstration
                                                                      • Able to administer medications correctly and document administration of medications thoroughly - Quality control occurrence report.
                                                                        • Able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of Caron policies and procedures pertinent to the nurse's practice - Competency exam.
                                                                          • Demonstrated proficiency in Medical/Nursing documentation - Quality control of medical documentation according to predetermined standards.
                                                                            • Able to perform diagnostic screening tests such as identified waived testing - Proficiency demonstration.#IND100

Keywords: Caron Treatment Center, Boca Raton , Registered Nurse: Day Shift, Night Shift, Per Diem, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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