Liberty Behavioral Management
  • Arms Acres - Nursing Admin
  • Carmel, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Arms Acres in Carmel, NY is currently seeking Registered Nurses to join our inpatient facility. The RN will focus on patient care by developing adequate means and methods to facilitate implementation of patient care policies and procedures. The RN in this role will demonstrate knowledge and competency in the performance of waive testing through training, updated knowledge of the manufacturers' manuals and annual observation of routine work by the supervisor or a delegate.

Full-time evening opportunity and per diem for all shifts available!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiates nursing process utilizing the nursing assessment tool on an ongoing basis, by planning coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing care based on clinical knowledge, patient's needs and a collection of data
  • Develops and updates treatment plans to address nursing diagnosis and reviews with the multidisciplinary team to provide input for diagnosis, length of stay and readiness for the next level of care
  • Implements detoxification procedure and delivers appropriate patient care according to withdrawal scale and physicians orders
  • Retrieves orders and administers correct medications per physician's orders and facilitates procedure and policy
  • Maintains update knowledge of withdrawal medications and modalities used in addiction treatments
  • Records and reports to appropriate care providers any information that may impact the patient's treatment and/or continuing care and completes medical discharge form
  • Initiates consult(s) (psych, nutritional) when appropriate
  • Assesses patient for readiness for transfer to next level of care
  • Triage to minor injuries and illnesses of patients in coordination with the medical staff and RN Charge Nurse
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Assumes responsibility for growth and accountability through in-service programs and staff meetings
  • Assists in orientation for new employees and/or serves as preceptor
  • Reports for duty as scheduled and is capable of taking charge after completing charge orientation
  • All information maintained accurately and in compliance in electronic chart
  • Initiate and monitor intravenous care as regulatory requirements permit
  • Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current valid RN license to practice in the State of New York
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Significant knowledge and experience of alcoholism and chemical addiction preferred
  • Mental health experience preferred

We offer competitive wages and benefits in a supportive working environment.

Background checks, pre-employment & drug screenings required

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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