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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Little Creek Behavioral Health
Location: Conway
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Come join our nursing team at Little Creek Behavioral Health!*New Grad RNs ecouraged to apply!*Little Creek Behavioral Health is a 64-bed residential treatment facility located in Conway, Arkansas.At our 37-acre campus, located just outside the state capital of Little Rock, we provide care for out-of-state children and adolescents who are struggling with mental health challenges.We closely collaborate with parents, caregivers, guardians, and community professionals to ensure that our young patients receive the best and most appropriate care possible on their road to recovery.Employee Benefits:Little Creek Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:Competitive hourly rate with shift differentials availableFlexible SchedulingExcellent training programsEmployee engagement and recognition programsMajor Group Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)401(k) planAvailable Shifts and HoursFull TimeNight shiftResponsibilities:NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide and coordinate care by assessing patients physical and behavioral health needs.Develop and implement nursing care plans.Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.Ensure physicians orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.Ensure patients status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.Accurately administer medications per ordered note.Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.Qualifications:EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTSMust have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.Must possess a current Nursing license as required by the state of employment or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirementsOne year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plusCPR 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.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Little Creek Behavioral Health, Conway , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Conway, Arkansas

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