Focus Treatment Center is an equal opportunity employer.
PRN-days or nights. Night shift is 7p-7a and averages 24-36 hours weekly.
This position is responsible for providing nursing care to patients, as well as providing direction and supervision to non-professional personnel in the provision of direct patient care.
A minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience is preferred, but not required; preferably one (1) year of Chemical Dependency Nursing in addition to basic nursing experience; a current Tennessee Practical Nursing License; current CPR card.
Completes nursing assessments under the supervision of an RN in a timely manner and indicates potential problems. Ability to act independently.
Collaborates with RN to open interdisciplinary treatment plan and appropriately develops treatment plan for all conditions.
Communicates with patient/family regarding care plan and outcome goals; involved patient/family in developing plan of care and accomplishing outcome goals and/or consistently attends and participates in interdisciplinary team conferences.
Facilitates patient support/educational groups.
Provide patient care with minimal supervision. Adapts to assignments based on unit need. Independently recognizes and assumes additional responsibility.
Administers medication using safety initiative of using two means of identification. Documents and reports affects of scheduled and PRN medication. Observes and reports affects of medications in a safe and accurate manner. Facility narcotics and patients own narcotics are handled appropriately.
Demonstrates knowledge of specialty practice through clinical performance.
Communicates pertinent information to peers and physicians and acts as a patient advocate. Anticipates patient needs and makes appropriate suggestions regarding treatment.
Performs in a competent, calm and professional manner during crises or emergency situations. Performs proficiently and expertly. Aware of emergency medications, equipment and their location and is proficient in knowledge and use.
Demonstrates ability to perform procedures and skills in a safe and accurate manner. Able to perform complex procedures and skills independently or with minimum supervision.
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