Registered Nurse-Full Time in Norcross, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

  • To supervise and deliver quality nursing care to all patient populations
  • Nursing staff will be responsible for the care of Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patients in the Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency units
  • Conduct admissions in compliance with applicable standards, regulations and hospital protocol.
  • Complete physical and mental health assessments
  • Supervise and assign areas of responsibility for LPNs, MHAs, and CNA’s during shift
  • Collect and analyze data regarding the patient’s physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs
  • Develop a comprehensive outline of care and specific goals and interventions to be included in treatment planning.
  • Monitor patients following nursing unit policies and procedures
  • Communicate changes in patient’s status (legal, psychiatric, physical) with attending physician
  • Inform incoming shift of any changes or problems with patients to promote continuity of care.
  • Participate in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit’s and the hospital’s safe operation
  • Review patient’s records for accuracy and ensure that treatment plan and progress notes clearly reflect progress of patient and family.
  • Comply with safety and security policies and procedures, including those regarding incidents and injuries.
  • Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practices.
  • Will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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.