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Job description

Registered Nurse Positions


Guest House is looking for two Registered Nurses to join our team. Please review the job description and forward resume to:
cvario@guesthouse.org

Reports to:

Director of Nursing Services

Department:

Treatment Centers

POSITION SUMMARY:

In collaboration with the Medical Director, Clinical Director, Nursing Director and multidisciplinary team members, provide nursing care to clients.  Promotes and restores the client’s health by completing nursing processes.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Client health services – assure clients are capable of participation in the program and have the services and knowledge needed to improve their health.
  • Assess health status of new admissions by means of client interview and review of previous medical records.
  • Establish client treatment plan within 24 hours of admission.
  • Review and complete confidentiality forms, releases, etc., with client.
  • Ensure that the Medical Director is notified of a new admission and medications are handled per program procedures.
  • Develop healthcare plan addressing client’s current issues.
  • Ensure that the Medical Director’s orders are carried out for additional testing and treatment.
  • Obtain specimens to be sent to the laboratory for assessment purposes.
  • Administer medications to clients with direction from Medical Director and in accordance with program procedures.
  • Maintain accurate client data and progress notes in the electronic medical record.
  • Attend clinical and support staff meetings where client health issues are reported.
  • Monitor clients for adherence to dietary and exercise plans.
  • Verify that client aftercare health needs are assessed prior to discharge. Recommendations and instructions are included in the aftercare plan and in the discharge summary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current State of MI RN license.  Minimum of two (2) years successful experience as a registered nurse, preferably in a CARF accredited facility.  Current CPR/AED Certification.   Familiarity with medical software and equipment.  Experience in chemical dependency and addiction treatment preferred.  Ability to build rapport with clients.  Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

COMPETENCIES:

Professional Practice  – Professional, legal and ethical responsibilities which require demonstration of a satisfactory knowledge base, accountability for practice, functioning in accordance with legislation affecting nursing and health care, and the protection of individual and group rights.

 

Critical Thinking and Analysis –  Self-appraisal, professional development, and the value of evidence and research for practice.  Reflecting on practice, feelings, and beliefs and the consequences of these on individuals and/or groups.

 

Provision and Coordination of Care –  Coordination, organization and provision of nursing care that includes the assessment of individuals/groups, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.

 

Collaborative and Therapeutic Practice –  Establishing, sustaining and concluding professional relationships with individuals/groups.  Understanding contribution to the interdisciplinary health care team.

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If interested, please complete the form and submit a resume and cover letter. We will contact ideal candidates after submission.