Registered Nurse (RN) - Specialized Treatment for Autism and Related Disorders - Day Shift in Philadelphia, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for: 

  1. Provide twice daily nursing assessment of each patient upon arrival to the unit, and each shift thereafter, including occasional engagement with families or collateral supports to ensure accurate assessment.
  2. Implement all physician orders, including transcription of all verbal orders.
  3. Accurate administration of medications for patients with complex medical, neurologic and psychiatric presentations
  4. Communicate with the treatment team through participation in treatment team meeting daily.
  5. Engage in the interdisciplinary treatment planning process providing the addition of a nursing care plan to the patient’s robust plan of care.
  6. Foster a therapeutic milieu through the implementation of behavioral interventions as recommended by the broader treatment team across shifts.
  7. Provide oversight to all BHA staff, ensuring that activities are provided as scheduled, and therapeutic and behavioral plans are maintained in adherence to treatment team recommendations.
  8. Attend family meetings for each patient in order to promote communication with families and collateral supports, and to promote skill transfer into the home environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)