Nurses- Overnight in Ball Ground, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center has an opportunity in our detox/residential treatment center located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to impact other human beings in such an AMAZING way that it changes their life forever. We have a current position available for a full time RN or LPN to work overnights. 

Our nurses are an integral part of our clinical team. A qualified candidate must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the physicians, clinical and admissions staff as well as with clients and their families. This position requires the ability to be flexible and versatile in whatever is needed for the shift. 

Benefits Include: 

  • Shift differentials
  • Health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life insurance
  • Matching 401 k

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessing our Clients’ needs and performing health screenings, vital signs and basic first aid procedures
  • Safe preparation, administration & documentation of client medication
  • Monitoring & reporting our detox clients’ signs and symptoms of withdrawal and response to ordered medication & therapies
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the medical, clinical and admissions staff as well as with clients, families and other callers.  
  • Consistently meets facility and regulatory training requirements by attending all mandatory staff meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Projects a positive role model image for clients and colleagues

Qualifications:

  • Education - Graduation from an approved nursing school.
  • Licenses - Licensed as an LPN or RN
  • Experience - Considerable knowledge/experience in nursing philosophy, policy, practices, and procedures.
  • Certifications - CPR / CPI required. (offered at the facility)
  • Special Requirements - Knowledge in the disease of chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation preferred.
  • Age / Gender Specifics - Ability to work with male/female adult substance abuse populations.


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.