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RN Night Supervisor

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe RN Nights Supervisor will be responsible for assessing clients in an inpatient/residential drug and alcohol detoxification program and administering medication and nursing care to admitted patients.Responsibilities

  • Performing, completing, and validating assessments, utilizing proper grammar, spelling, and complete sentences without using unapproved abbreviations.
  • Informing personnel (i.e. UR, psychiatry, dietician) of new admissions when appropriate.
  • Administering and documenting vital signs, CIWAs, COWS, fall assessments/precautions, seizure precautions, suicidal/homicidal assessments, nutritional assessments, pain scales, fall assessments anxiety scales, craving scales, standard and infection control precautions.
  • Observation, documentation, audit functions, education, and record keeping of all observed/inventoried/destroyed/prescribed medications.
  • Assessment of patients with addiction and mental health conditions, and assisting in ascertaining clinical medication management with other Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychiatrist, and Medical Doctor.
  • Administering medications via oral, sublingual, inhalation, auricular, topical, vaginal, and rectal routes and performing scheduled and PRN vitals as appropriate.
  • Entering medication orders into the electronic medical record.
  • Manages the Medication Administration Record, documenting administration, efficacy, and first response.
  • Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population, across continuum of care.
  • Collaborates with staff in assessing patient, family age-specific nursing needs and develops plan of care for complex high-risk patients.
  • Provide assistance to Utilization Review in communicating pertinent nursing information.
  • Designs teaching programs for patients/families and provides assistance to staff in program implementation.
  • Work closely with medical staff to provide education and counseling for clients and other organizational health care providers on optimal use of medicines (e.g., proper use, avoidance of over medication).
  • Provide nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Direct patient care, including the reporting of observed changes in mental status and/or physical condition, response to emergencies, safety risks.
  • Documents nursing incidents and medication errors.
  • Oversees the medication management system that include but not limited to; medication planning, storage, ordering and transcribing, administration, monitoring and evaluation.--
  • Verifies the integrity of and controls medications brought into the organization by the client, their families, and licensed independent practitioners.
  • Ensures to use the utmost of care in protecting the confidentiality of client records in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Understands and adheres to DBH (Discovery Behavioral Health) compliance standards as they appear in DBH-----TMs Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.--
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and DBH regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Performs other duties and tasks as required-- Qualifications
    • -- Must be graduate of an approved Registered Nursing program with a current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing or Compact Licensure as approved to work in the state of Texas.
    • Preferred: Experienced as a staff nurse preferably in the field of chemical dependency and/or behavioral health. Experienced as a Nursing/House Supervisor
    • Current Basic Life Support certification-- Additional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Dietitian, Location: Pasadena, TX - 77502

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