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Acadia Healthcare RN (Residential Behavioral Health Facility) in Springfield, Missouri

Description

  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.

  • Ensure physician orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.

  • Accurately administer medications and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.

  • Ensure admission and discharges are processed efficiently and accurately as directed

  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.

  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients/residents, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Communication: Novice

  • Attention to Detail: Novice

Behaviors

Required

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Motivations

Required

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Education

Required

  • Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Reg Nurse

Experience

Required

  • prefer one year of nursing experience in behavioral health setting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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