Registered Nurse in Durham, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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  • Location:
    Durham, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Structure House is seeking a dedicated, experienced, enthusiastic Registered Nurse for employment 20-24 hours per week. Minimum of Bachelor's degree is required and candidates must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in NC. Certified Diabetes Educator credentialing is strongly preferred, as well as having at least 5 years of nursing experience in a healthcare setting. Ideal candidates will have a background in health behavior change and working with individuals who struggle with weight in a sensitive and effective manner.

The RN position involves the following responsibilities: health assessments, collecting blood samples for routine lab testing, reviewing lab results with patients and providing follow-up as needed, assist with fitness evaluations, general nursing care, teaching weekly classes on health topics and healthy weight management, assisting and communicating with consulting physicians, facilitating specialized and appropriate medical referrals, responding to acute health needs and medical emergencies, communicating with and providing health summaries to patients' home providers, coordinating care for more complex medical needs, maintaining medical records and assisting with health-related data management, participation in team meetings. Additional tasks may be assigned as needed.

The position is best suited for a team-oriented yet self-directed professional with excellent clinical skills, dynamic teaching ability, strong medical decision-making, and who is well-trained in current best nursing practices. Work hours can be somewhat collaboratively determined. Limited evening and weekend hours may be needed on occasion, though this primarily involves scheduled, paid on-call hours. Please e-mail cover letter and resume.


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