Registered Nurse in Fayetteville, AR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  1. Skill in using nursing procedures and equipment; in providing emergency care and humane resident restraining applications; in communicating effectively orally and in written; in therapeutic counseling techniques.

  2. Ability to use good judgment in responding to resident emergencies and in solving problems, and to set a good example for all staff members.

  3. Assesses resident’s physical needs.

  4. Act as Licensed Independent Practitioner (L.I.P.) in Seclusion and Restraint incidents, and implements and complies with ESI policy and procedure.

  5. Admits, discharges, and transfers residents based on physician orders.

  6. Ensures that residents and families are oriented to the Center and the unit.

  7. Collaborates with members of other disciplines in a professional manner.

  8. Teaches residents and families appropriately.

  9. Assists with procedures and physical exams.

  10. Administers medications appropriately.

  11. Observes resident behavior for changes, in order to intervene appropriately, guide nonprofessional nursing staff, communicate changes to appropriate staff, and record changes.

  12. Supervises nonprofessional nursing staff in providing quality nursing care.

  13. Reviews medical records, checks physician orders, and records these orders.

  14. Participates in performance appraisal.

  15. Attends unit staff meetings.

  16. Participates in committee activities are required.

  17. Performs other duties as may be 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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