Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Discovery Behavioral Health
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
May 12, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
519058578
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings. Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan. Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist. Dispenses medication as prescribed. Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately. Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification. Performs weekly blood draws and vitals. . Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station. Manages client's medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated. Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu. Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary. Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis. Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others. Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect. This is a full time position that will work Monday- Friday 3pm-11pm. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com Qualifications * Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred * Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in which you are applying Additional Information We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: Vienna, VA - 22185

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