RN (8 hour shifts) in Wilmington, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is a pivotal part of the patient care team.  Our nursing staff assist in treating the entire patient, not just the medical aspect of patient care.  They work closely with our clinical. medical, recreation therapy and dietary teams to support the patient in their effort to recover from the disease of addiction.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Accurately process physician orders
  • Performs initial nursing assessment as well as ongoing assessments
  • Provides patient education on laboratory testing, medication, treatment and other areas as appropriate
  • Performs venipuncture as necessary
  • Administers medications as ordered
  • Responsible for monitoring LPNs as required
  • Collaborates with medical and clinical staff to provide excellent patient care


  • Graduation from an accredited nursing school
  • Associate's degree in Nursing
  • Valid RN licesese to practice in NC
  • Ability to work with male and female adults patients (18+) with substance abuse/mental health disorders
  • CPI and CPR certified (offered at hospital)
  • Valid driver's license
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency and mental health disorder treatment


  • Bachelor degree in Nursing
  • Current CARN certification
  • Experience working with chemical dependency and mental health disorder treatment
  • Knowledge of 12 step recovery programs

Benefits and Compensation (Benefits after 30 days):

  • 8 hour shifts, M-F every other weekend 2:30pm-11:00pm
  • Shift differential for evening, night, weekend and holiday
  • Medical (3 options with BCBS)
  • Dential (2 options with Delta)
  • Vision (VSP)
  • 401K match
  • Company paid Life and AD&D
  • Vacation/Sick/Extended Sick/Personal/Holiday Pay
  • Short term and Long term disability insurance
  • Free on-site employee fitness center/yoga classes
  • Employee Discount program
  • Reimbursement for license renewal and CEUs

Salary based on experience.

We are part of a national healthcare network providing growth opportunities in the US, Puerto Rico and the UK.  We are expanding locally which includes building state of the art facilities.  If you are looking for a team dedicated to providing the best patient care while working in an environment which promotes growth and opportunity, Wilmington Treatment Center may be a great fit for you!

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)


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