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Registered Nurse (RN) Day Shift 7am to 7pm- Southaven, MS

Company: Addiction And Mental Health Services Llc
Location: Southaven
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a compassionate nurse ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals struggling with substance abuse? Join us and be part of a team that truly cares. As a Registered Nurse (RN), you'll play a pivotal role in coordinating and delivering high-quality medical care alongside therapists and providers. Join us in making a real impact on our patients' journeys and recovery.Bradford Health Services is an industry leader in providing hope and healing to people with substance use addiction and co-occurring disorders. We currently have immediate openings for the Registered Nurse (RN) positions- for our Vertava Health location in Southaven, MS location. The hours for this position is from 7pm to 7am.At Vertava Health Mississippi, we understand that change and acceptance are necessary in order to begin a new life of recovery. As the premier addiction treatment center in the greater Memphis area, weve provided a turning point for numerous families and individuals by empowering them to restore hope and balance to their lives.Our location in Southaven, MS may be exactly what you are looking for as your next career step.Just as each treatment plan is different, each career path at Bradford is different. Take a step forward in your career with Bradford Health Services.Perks for our employees:A competitive salaryGenerous Paid Time Off for Work-Life BalanceOpportunities to provide care through a variety of specialty treatment programsProfessional growth opportunitiesPosition SummaryWe are looking for someone with knowledge of Substance Abuse Programs and experience as a Registered Nurse (RN).Join this community-minded, patient-centered organization and make a real difference in patients lives. Our staff works hard and takes pride in knowing they have made a difference in patients lives. This position is responsible for providing compassionate, evidence-based care to adult patients with substance use disorders. You will develop and utilize expert assessment skills, therapeutic relationship building, specialty medication knowledge, and current best practices to help patients safely navigate withdrawal and build a strong foundation for long-term recovery from addiction.Duties/Responsibilities:Perform comprehensive nursing assessments on new admissions.Use CIWA and COWS tools to gauge withdrawal symptoms.Assess acute and chronic co-occurring physical and mental health issues.Monitor the efficacy of medication and non-pharmacological interventions.Utilize knowledge and judgment to check orders, hold meds, and determine PRN needs.Enter verbal and telephone orders accurately into eMAR.Work with pharmacies to clarify orders and facilitate fulfillment.Monitor and document response to medications.Practice Vigilance in all interactions with medication to prevent diversion.Provide direct nursing care to address a variety of health issues in accordance. with established nursing practice and specific orders.Respond immediately to medical emergencies (Code Blue) and assume leadership until a medical provider or EMS takes over.Meticulously document assessments and observations, medication administration, intervention and response, and progress toward goals.Maintain legal logs of stock medication, controlled substances, reportable incidents, etc.Accurately capture reports from outside facilities, such as nurse-to-nurse reports from hospital discharge.Oversee safe operation of nursing station(s) and equipment.Work with a multidisciplinary team on all phases of treatment planning.Partner closely with MDs, Pas, NPs, and pharmacists.Communication with other departments and units to ensure continuity of care.Serve as a liaison to patient families as appropriate.Learn about the disease model of addiction and evidence-based treatments.Remain current with all required training, and certifications.Obtains patient authorization for medical records release and release of information (HIPAA CFR 42 compliance).Prepares patients for examination and treatment, including taking vital signs.Performs screening & medical procedures, as ordered by a physician (urine drug screens).May perform routine blood drawing procedures.Obtains pertinent patient information, including but not limited, to patient authorizations and recent lab results delivered by the patient.Assists in ordering, receiving, and stocking office and medical supplies.Other duties as assignedRequired Skills/Abilities:Associates or bachelors degree in nursingExperience or interest in addiction nursing and/or behavioral health helpfulFlexibility and aptitude for problem-solvingExcellent collaborative and interpersonal skillsOutstanding written and verbal communication skillsPositive EnergyCurrent licensure in the state of employmentPhysical Requirements:Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.While performing the job duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk; hear.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk use hands to finger, handle or feel.Bradford Health Services (Vertava Health) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. In addition to federal law requirements, Bradford Health Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has Jobble

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