Registered Nurse in Midvale, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ABOUT US: We provide inpatient treatment to people experiencing psychiatric and chemical dependency crises. Lately, there has been an alarming increase in depression, anxiety and substance abuse among our friends and neighbors. As the demand for mental health and chemical dependency services increases across the country, we are expanding to meet the needs of our fellow Utahns. Come grow with us!

PURPOSE STATEMENT: Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients in a supportive and therapeutic environment. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of Nursing Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Ensure patient’s status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes.
  • Complete nursing treatment plans upon admission specific to assessed needs. 
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurately.
  • Complete patient admissions and discharges.
  • Provide direction and coordinate the activities of the unit as scheduled.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Current RN license as required by state.  CPR required prior to hire.  De-escalation and restraint certification required after hire.

AVAILABLE BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k, and Paid Time Off.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work a rotating schedule to include weekends and holidays.



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)