McCallum Place - PRN - Mental Health Nurse - Overland Park, KS in Overland Park, KS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

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Job Description

McCallum Place is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive eating disorder treatment center for preadolescents, adolescents, adults, males and females. We are unique in that we offer on-site medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy, making our center a center of excellence and great alternative to traditional hospital settings. We integrate personalized nutritional support and best practices treatment in a home-like setting. Our state-of-the-art eating disorder treatment programs and setting are designed to create an environment of structure and support for restorative treatment.


Key Responsibilities:             

  • Provides one-on-one assistance to patients in crisis

  • Attends to the nutritional and dietary needs of the patients

  • Demonstrates normalized eating behaviors and beliefs through redirection and modeling

  • Provides accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status

  • Coordinates patients’ discharge and/or transition between levels of care and medication reconciliation

  • Communicates and advocates for each patient to appropriate treatment team members.

  • Under nurse supervision, assist in medical tasks for patients including, taking vitals, weights, and dispensing medications.

  • Willingness to train and assist fellow nurses and other staff members

  • Demonstrates professional conduct, respect, and compassion towards all patients, families, co-workers and the public as a representative of McCallum Place

  • Demonstrate the ability to organize and complete assignments

Requirements:

  • Current RN License

  • CPR and First Aid certification desired

  • Minimum three months experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Crisis intervention and problem solving skills

Benefits:

  • Being a part of a fun and compassionate working environment alongside an excellent team

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans available

  • 401k

  • Company paid AD&D and Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • This position offers a competitive salary

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