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PRN - Registered Nurse

at State of Georgia

Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: HEA00O3
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Unit: Decatur, Ga. 


View Point Health Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Program is a short-term, 24/7 residential crisis unit located in Decatur, GA. The Crisis Stabilization program provides psychiatric crisis intervention and stabilization services to adolescents, 14-17 years of age.


The Adolescent Unit is looking for PRN nurses who desire flexible scheduling to join our team.  The nurse will perform nursing assessments, develop initial nursing treatment plan, provides nurse education groups, administer medications, provides crisis intervention services. Provides supportive counseling. Makes out shift assignments. Supervise shift staff.



Adult Crisis Unit: Lawrenceville, Ga. 


The Community Residential Treatment Nurse provides professional nursing care in a residential treatment facility for consumers admitted for stabilization/observation of severe mental health or addictive disease crises or for intensive residential treatment of addictive diseases. The crisis stabilization and residential treatment centers are all stand-alone facilities located in the community. They operate 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.


The Community Residential Treatment Nurse performs an initial evaluation of the consumer in order to recommend his/her appropriateness for the level of care offered by the program. Assesses the consumer's nursing needs upon admission and assists with development of an initial nursing care plan. Implements the nursing care plan and doctors' treatment orders, including coordination of proper administration of medications. Observes and records in the consumer's chart responses to treatment and any new symptoms or other changes to the consumer's treatment plan and adjusts nursing care plan accordingly. Maintains medical records in EHR that meet all applicable standards. Provides nursing education sessions for consumers and their families, as needed. Works with Social work staff in discharge planning and completes discharge summaries when needed. May oversee the daily work of paraprofessional staff who provide day-to-day client care. 



 

*SHIFTS FOR BOTH LOCATIONS*

 Some weekends per month

 Varied Hours


 

 

AGENCY SPECIFICS
 
Full Licensure as RN in the State of Georgia.
Must pass criminal record background fingerprint check including an FBI Criminal Records History Check and a pre-employment drug screen.
Must have a valid Georgia driver's license and MVR.
 
APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE DEGREES, COPY OF DIPLOMA FOR HIGH SCHOOL/GED,  and OFFICIAL COPY OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSE (If applicable) TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW.
 
To be considered, you must apply for this position through www. Ga.taleo.net below before the announcement closes. Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the Minimum and any Preferred Qualifications. 

Candidates for selection must pass a criminal background check (including finger-printing), pass a pre-employment drug screen, have a valid Georgia driver's license, and a Motor Vehicle Record in accordance with policy. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.
 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. 

This position is unclassified, and employment is at-will. Candidates for this position are subject to a background check.
  


Qualifications

  • One year of nursing experience.
  • Experience working in a behavioral health facility or with behavioral health clients
  • Experience working with adolescents