LPN or RN - Resilience - Residential Program

Employer
Center For Discovery
Location
Fairfax Station, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview The LPN or RN is responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. The LPN or RN is responsible for communicating their observation and insight to the treatment team (ie therapists, dietitian, psychiatrist, pediatrician and facility administrator) to ensure that the team is comprehensively addressing each individual's particular issues. The LPN or RN introduces each new resident to her fellow residents and the treatment staff, and orients each resident to the rules, expectations, and routine of the daily treatment schedule. Qualifications Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practiceMust demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and useAble to take vital signsAble to provide First AidLPN or RN CertificationMust be licensed in current state Responsibilities Completes H&P upon admission for each residentDevelops and initiates the Nursing Care PlanFacilitating therapeutic groupsClear resident documentationImplements Physician Orders Is available for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within ten-minute time frameAdministers medication as prescribed Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriatelyMeets regularly with medical staff to discuss resident treatmentProvides assessment of medical problems as neededPerforms primary first aid and determines need for physician notificationThe LPN or RN consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions.The LPN or RN meets with each resident, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication.The LPN or RN is responsible to carry out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Program Director and FacilityINDLCB*