Registered Nurse - Program Nurse

Employer
Alliance HealthCare Services
Location
Wrightsville, PA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Responsibilities: TRx Talent, a Division of Alliance HealthCare Services, is currently looking to fulfill a Full Time, Direct Hire, Registered Nurse opportunity with one of its healthcare partners servicing the Wrightsville community. Registered Nurses help set the tone and keep facilities running smoothly and provide quality patient care. If you are a Registered Nurse that has a passion for working with people, then we want to speak with you! The Registered Nurse is responsible for meeting clients' basic medical needs under the direction and supervision of the Medical Director. Contributes toward the planning, delivery and evaluation of client care and treatment plan. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Meets with new clients and assists in completing the medical and health assessment/questionnaire. Coordinates with attending physicians to ensure all admission orders are addressed and appropriate ancillary assessments and services are provided. Completes client treatment plan documentation including nursing assessments, transcription of MD and NP phone orders, medication administration, client progress, inclusion of physical health services and other related issues. Directs patient care and reports observed changes in mental status and/or physical condition, response to emergencies and safety risks. Provides ongoing patient education on all aspects of detox, recovery, medications and other health issues. Reconciles QA client medication sheets to ensure clients are receiving appropriate meds and oversees proper medication destruction. Reconciles pharmacy orders daily. Assists with development and implementation of quality assurance program and trains staff for infection control, nursing, pharmaceutical, ancillary and laboratory services. Attends treatment planning conferences and professional staff meetings. Available for 24 hour coverage for consultation and emergencies. Position Requirements: JOB QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience. Valid Registered Nurse license issued by state of employment. Nursing degree from an accredited RN program, Associates in Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Current CPR or BLS card. Ability to work independently. Excellent customer care skills. Excellent communication skills. At least 2 years' experience in substance abuse/recovery program preferred. Competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance and 401k savings plan. TRx Talent, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.