New Haven School is seeking a full time/part time Registered Nurse. Nurses are responsible to care for medical emergencies and for the general medical needs of the students. They are responsible for sorting and passing out medications accurately. Nurses respond to reports of pain or sickness as they arise and assess the student. They determine when a student is to be placed on sick bed due to illness or pain. They accompany students to medical appointments; communicate findings to the students' parents and to the Nursing Manager. Check the vital signs and weight of students as assigned.
Nurses count and track narcotics every shift. They monitor students in regard to mood, behavior and affect, and then chart the findings. (Particularly when a student is starting a new medication.) They correlate lab draws for the students. Administer, read, and record Tuberculosis tests. Communicate any pertinent medical information to the Treatment Team and the Psychiatrist either verbally or in written form. New Haven has a program with a rich learning and supportive atmosphere. New Haven offers premium Benefits to full time employes. For more information about New Haven please visit our website: http://www.newhavenrtc.com
New Haven School is a place for adolescent girls and their families. At New Haven, our treatment is family focused, values based and multisystemic; these three foundational elements make for a clinically sophisticated program that puts relationship at the center of the healing process. New Haven has three campuses in Utah - one in Spanish Fork, Saratoga Springs and Hobble Creek.
The position requires a RN license
RN experience preferred
Some psych experience preferred
Knowledge of standard medical terminology and technique.
Knowledge of legal charting procedure and requirements.
Knowledge of medications and medication administration.
Skill in using nursing tools and equipment (e.g., needles, thermometers, diagnostic tests, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, etc.)
Skill in assessing the physical condition of the students.
Skill in communicating medical situations accurately to students, parents, and co-workers.
Ability to use word processing software and to navigate the local network.
Ability to check vital signs.
Must be 21 or older
Must have a current driver license and good driving record
Must be able to pass a Utah State background check
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New Haven is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
New Haven Residential Treatment Center