RN - Psychiatric Registered Nurse FT 11-7 in New Castle, DE at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/10/2022

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Job Description

COVID VACCINES ARE REQUIRED.

We are looking to add compassionate RNs to our nurse team! MeadowWood Behavioral Health, a 120 bed treatment center providing services to adults and adolescents on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, is located on Rt. 13 in New Castle, Delaware. COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

HOURLY RATES COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. MEADOWWOOD APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED TO ESTABLISH EXPERIENCE.

BENEFITS:

MeadowWood provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate with shift differential available
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS

We have full-time nursing positions available:

11:00 PM - 7:30 AM (Nights)

Shifts are 8 hours with rotating weekends.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE REGISTERED NURSE (RN):

  • 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 as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols,
  • Ensure physician’s orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patient’s status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status
  • Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. Initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by the state of Delaware
  • Previous psych nursing experience highly preferred
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification preferred (training available upon hire and offered by facility).