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Registered Nurse, Day Shift

Company: Peak View Behavioral Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Day Shift Peak View Behavioral Health Colorado Springs, ColoradoJob Summary:A Registered Nurse position is responsible for providing direct patient care to inpatients. Supervising care treatment and services of patient care provided by LPNs, CNAs and other staff on assigned unit and shift. Developing, implementing and evaluating an individual plan of care for each patient. Assessment and re-assessment of patients. Communicating appropriate information with the interdisciplinary team. Reporting patient concerns and changes in condition to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner.Compensation: $40.00/hr to $45.00/hrDay Shift needed, 7am - 7pmJob Duties:Peak View Behavioral Health is growing and searching for Registered Nurse for our night shift!The team that exists to improve the lives of those we touch is seeking new members that are passionate about mental health and embody our cultural values of honesty, respect, competence, and perseverance.What you provide: Team player mentality Teachable spirit Positive attitude Compassion and empathy for our patients A sense of humorWhat we provide: A team environment where you can excel A reliable and set work schedule (12 hour shifts, 3 days a week) Bonus and voluntary overtime opportunities A generous benefits package 401k Medical, Dental and Vision insurance 128 hours of Paid time off accrued Paid sick time Employee Referral Program Tuition Assistance And more!Schedule : Full-time, 12 hour shifts, Days, Weekend AvailabilityCompensation: $40 to $45 an hour starting base pay and Shift Differential eligible!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides and coordinates care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develops and implements nursing care plans, maintains medical records and educates patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions while ensuring patient safety at all times. Assesses patient's status on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Ensures nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs and initial treatment plan is completed upon admission. Takes physician's orders (verbal or via telephone) accurately and documents appropriately; transcribes and reviews physician's orders. Ensures physician's orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure. Accurately administers medications per ordered note and documents accurate count of controlled substance. Adjusts medications under provider's supervision as needed; monitors lab results to validate medication compliance. Notifies physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc. Supervises self-administration of medications using safety initiative of using two means of patient identification: documents and reports effects of scheduled and PRN medications. Maintains accountability of administration, recording, control and security of medications, including narcotics. Completes admission and discharge processes efficiently and accurately as directed. Confers regularly with treatment team (e.g., nurses, therapists, program managers, physician) regarding patient care. Attends and participates in the unit activities such as therapy groups, family meetings as appropriate, staffing, unit meetings, etc. Provides education/explanation to patients, families, and co-workers regarding medication usage/maintenance, common side effects, patient's rights, as well as other topics necessary for optimal patient care. Monitors patient acuity, census, staffing needs, and makes arrangements for coverage as needed, following established guidelines. Assures thorough, accurate documentation is completed for all patients on each shift and patient assignment sheets are completed daily and tasks are carried out as assigned. Gives thorough report to oncoming staff, supervisors, and physician. Provides coverage in emergency services as needed.Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing required. Currently licensed to practice by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. CPR certification, Physical Management training (Handle with Care) Medication administration (through our training program)_Note_ _: In support of PVBH's quality requirements, we require a post-offer drug screen, physical, criminal background review and conduct original source verification of degrees/certifications of all candidates._Why Peak View Behavioral Health?Peak View Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Peak View Behavioral Health is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40.00 - $45.00 per hour

Keywords: Peak View Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs , Registered Nurse, Day Shift, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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