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Substance Use Disorder RN

Company: Wilmington Treatment Center
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Come join the Wilmington Treatment Center team and Make A Difference every day!Wilmington Treatment Center is North Carolina's Premier Addiction Rehab Center & Recovery Hospital and we are seeking passionate Registered Nurses to work at our adult facility in Wilmington, NC.Work Schedule and Hours: 12-hour shifts, day and night shifts available. Hours are 6:30a-7p and 6:30p-7am.Population: Adults 18+Some Of Our Unique Benefits Offered Include:Shift Diffs up to $6.00 per hourMedical, dental, and vision insuranceGenerous PTO (vacation/sick) ProgramMatching 401(k) Retirement PlanEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)100% company paid life insurancePerkSpot! Our employee discount program for over 30,000 merchants.Paid Psychiatric Training!Helping to make changes in people's lives that will last a lifetime!Qualifications:EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTSMust have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Tennessee or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirementsOne year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plusCPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.AHRNResponsibilities:REGISTERED NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.Develop and implement nursing care plans.Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.Accurately administer medications per ordered note.Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.

Keywords: Wilmington Treatment Center, Wilmington , Substance Use Disorder RN, Healthcare , Wilmington, North Carolina

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