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Registered Nurse (RN) Adult CSU - Lawrenceville, GA.

Company: Team Georgia Careers
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN)Shift: 2nd, 3rd

  • Monday through Sunday - Flexible hours. Also triage. May require on-call. Job Location: Lawrenceville, GA (Gwinnett County)The base location for this position is: Lawrenceville, GA (Gwinnett County)View Point Health's Adult Crisis Stabilization program (Lawrenceville, GA) provides psychiatric crisis intervention and stabilization services to Adults. The Adult CSU operates 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

    Job Description:The Registered Nurse is an integral part of our treatment.
    • The nurse will perform nursing assessments, develop initial nursing treatment plan, provides supportive counseling, administer medications, provides crisis intervention services, and ensures that nursing care is provided per physician orders. Supervise shift staff.
    • This position services as liaison between the admitting facility, guardian, and our onsite team, regarding client referrals and collateral information.
    • Each client will be assessed by a nurse when they arrive on site.
    • The nursing staff is responsible for monitoring changes in conditions, shift reports, daily and shift nursing note, nursing assessments, developing the initial nursing treatment plan, gathering collateral information as related to ABA therapy, providing clinical and medical input during multidisciplinary treatment team, and administering medications related to crisis intervention services.
    • Our goal is to ensure that all nursing care and medical services are provided in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of the population we are serving.
    • All nursing staff are responsible for medical treatment to include, PPE's, blood draws, collecting urine samples, MD orders, charting, direct patient care, discharges, assessments, patient education, and other documentation, and reporting all pertinent client information. The nursing staff will use the eight rights of medication administration, as well as two client identifiers any time medications are administered.
    • The nursing staff will oversee the overall wellness and safety of the clients as well as monitor and manage any stable medical conditions while the client is at the Adult CSU, and report findings to the provider and treatment team.
    • They will document all vital client information in the electronic health record according to standards, and assist with orienting new staff to the unit.
    • Provide relief for breaks and assist with Direct Care floor coverage as needed.
    • Attend all trainings, nurses' meetings, and other staff meetings as assigned.
    • This position may require long periods of sitting and/or standing.
    • Employees are subject to random drug screens.
    • Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements/Competencies:
      • Must be a fully licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Georgia
      • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
      • Requires long periods of sitting/standing
      • Must have valid Georgia driver's license and Motor Vehicle Record in accordance with company policy
      • Candidates for selection must pass a criminal background check (including fingerprinting)
      • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and subject to random drug screens
      • Any combination of training and experience, which would have enabled the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities Note: Some positions may require a valid driver's license
      • Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND any related professional work experience.

        Preferred Qualifications:
        • One plus years of nursing experience
        • One plus years of experience working in a behavioral health facility or with behavioral health clients
        • Experience working with psychiatric adults Benefits (for qualified employees):
          • State Health Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, long-term care, legal services, flexible spending accounts)
          • Paid New Hire Training
          • Company contributes additional 7.5% of salary to 401(a) Retirement Plan
          • No employee deduction for Social Security
          • Additional benefits such as legal services, Employee Assistance Program and discounted tickets to attractions, shopping, technology and travel
          • Supervision, training, and continuing education opportunities available View Point Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer: View Point Health recruits qualified candidates for positions in View Point Health programs throughout its service area. It is the policy of View Point Health to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

            NOTE: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. Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Georgia Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification. Note: No experience required.

Keywords: Team Georgia Careers, Roswell , Registered Nurse (RN) Adult CSU - Lawrenceville, GA., Healthcare , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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