Registered Nurse in Riverside, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • $5000.00 Sign on Bonus
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, And Vision Insurance
  • Acadia 401K Plan with match
  • Professional Growth
  • Paid Holiday, Personal Time, Sick time 

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients with a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude to foster a supportive and therapeutic environment. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
  • Ensure physician’s orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patient’s status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented.
  • Collaborate with others to ensure that all patients’ physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints.
  • Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.
  • Ensure nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs and initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • One or more years’ nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current RN license as required by state.
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.


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)