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Lemont, IL 60439
Provide, delegate, coordinate and evaluate care of patient through the collaborative efforts of team members and in accordance with the nursing process and standards of care and practice. Provide general nursing care in a facility.
Function as the lead nurse on assigned shift.
Responsible for staff assignments and/or direction of duties, tasks or projects.
Provide professional and administrative leadership to staff.
Accountable for the oversight of staffing performance.
Coordinate nursing, medical and/or behavioral health care activities with all staff to ensure smooth and complete coordination of efforts during shared shift.
Supervisory responsibility for assigning staff according to education and ability.
Provide mentoring and training as needed.
Coordinate all care rendered to patients, including physician orders and diagnostic information, and ensure consultations are ordered.
Document medical, behavioral health information and nursing care.
Administer medications and maintain records in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Assist in developing a plan of care with specific and measurable goals, objectives and interventions defining actions unique to each patient’s needs. Assist in updating and revising the plan of care as goals/objectives are met or when the patient’s condition changes.
Provide structure and maintain a therapeutic environment in collaboration with the patients and other care providers.
Consistently utilize universal precautions, environmental safety guidelines and applicable level system as applicable.
Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum two or more years’ experience in nursing practice. Prefer two or more years’ experience in behavioral health/psychiatric/addiction recovery environment, with a minimum one year supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.
Current RN license as required by state.
CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
First aid may be required based on state or facility.
ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:
While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.
+ Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare
+ Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare
Licenses & Certifications
+ Reg Nurse
+ 2 years: Minimum two or more years’ experience in nursing practice. Prefer two or more years’ experience in behavioral health/psychiatric/addiction recovery environment, with a minimum one year supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©