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Registered Nurse - $3,000 Sign on Bonus

Company: Sandstone Care
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Sandstone Care is a teen and young adult behavioral health treatment program offering a full continuum of care. We deliver care through an innovative treatment approach which addresses not only mental health concerns, but also supports the entire ecosystem including treating the broader family system, providing academic & vocational support, and helping clients build new, healthy communities to support their longer term recovery.
SCHEDULE: Full Time - Thursday / Friday / Saturday - Day Shift (12 Hours)COMPENSATION: $30-42 Per Hour (Based on experience) + $3,000 Sign on Bonus
What Sandstone Care Can Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits that value each employee as a whole person
  • Personal and professional mobility, growth and learning opportunities
  • Regular communication and support from all levels of Leadership
  • Transparency and open communication across departments - Fostering better working relationships
  • A focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at all levels of the organization partnered with a willingness to listen, learn, and support
  • An open environment to hear new ideas and learn from mistakes
    Sandstone Care is hiring for a full time Nurses at our teen residential facility in Cascade! Our Nurses provide a balance of structure and accountability for clients while providing exceptional medical care and guiding them to develop the life skills for freedom, growth, and long term recovery. This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about Mental Health and understands the struggles and victory that come through the process.
    • Medical, Dental, Vision - Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
    • 401k Program with up to a 5% Match
    • 4 weeks paid days off per calendar year (combination of PTO and Paid Floating Holidays)
    • A collaborative and supportive community of therapists and team members
    • Small case loads for a focus on individualized support for clients
    • A company culture that prioritizes diversity, inclusion and equity for clients and staff
    • Personal and Professional growth opportunities
      POSITION OVERVIEW: Supports medical and clinical team to provide a consistently high level of medical care within an in-patient setting. Performs nursing duties and acts as a medical resource and support to Addiction Technicians as needed. Supports the medical and clinical team to provide a safe and stable environment for clients seeking treatment for substance abuse and mental health disorders. Supports milieu management in addition to medical responsibilities.
      • Valid driver's license is Required
      • RN or LPN license in the state of Colorado is Required
      • Previous experience with treatment of substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders is required; preferred experience with a treatment facility in the detox, residential, partial hospitalization ("PHP"), and/or intensive outpatient ("IOP) setting
      • Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of experience
        • Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering with clients as we inspire and empower change
        • Support the Program Manager in the design, implementation, and management of the in-patient facility
        • Adhere to all aspects of the program's policies and procedures to ensure quality performance and assist the Performance Improvement committee in any quality improvements that may be necessary
        • Assists with medication management, client medication education, and administration according to physician orders and in accordance with facility policy
        • Assists with clients' prescription medication refill and administration
        • Document and maintain accurate and current patient records in electronic healthcare software system
        • Complete intake assessments and other required documentation upon admission
        • Monitor and observe clients upon admission, managing any medical challenges within the scope of your license, contacting physician when appropriate for best client care
        • Identify emerging situation and respond appropriately
        • Monitor/observe Urinalysis or Breathalyzer tests as needed and document appropriately
        • Monitor and document client vital signs, physical condition, and behaviors as part of the program structure
        • Understands and consistently employs behavioral management techniques, applies techniques for the prevention of therapeutic holding procedures, monitoring for sharps and contraband to ensure safe, environment
        • Valid driver's license and able to assist with transporting clients
        • Work closely with all members of the team to assure positive working relationships
        • To consistently exercise good judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events
        • Other duties as assigned

Keywords: Sandstone Care, Colorado Springs , Registered Nurse - $3,000 Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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