PRN Nurse in Ball Ground, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/2/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center has an opportunity in our detox/residential treatment center located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to impact other human beings in such an AMAZING way that it changes their lives forever. We are looking for both LPNs & RNs for weekend and evening positions.

Our nurses are an integral part of our clinical team. A qualified candidate must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the physicians, clinical and admissions staff as well as with clients and their families. This position requires the ability to be flexible and versatile in whatever is needed for the shift. 

Benefits Include: 

  • Shift differentials

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessing our clients’ needs and performing health screenings, vital signs, and basic first aid procedures
  • Safe preparation, administration & documentation of client medication
  • Monitoring & reporting our detox clients’ signs and symptoms of withdrawal and response to ordered medication & therapies
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the medical, clinical, and admissions staff as well as with clients, families, and other callers.  
  • Consistently meets facility and regulatory training requirements by attending all mandatory staff meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Projects a positive role model image for clients and colleagues


  • Education - Graduation from an approved nursing school.
  • Licenses - Licensed RN or LPN with no restrictions
  • Experience - Considerable knowledge/experience in nursing philosophy, policy, practices, and procedures.
  • Certifications - CPR / CPI required. (offered at the facility)
  • Special Requirements - Knowledge in the disease of chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation preferred.
  • Age / Gender Specifics - Ability to work with male/female adult substance abuse populations.