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Registered Nurse

Company: RI International
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

POOL Shift Summary of Job: The Registered Nurse (RN) position oversees the medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, and nursing care for individuals served. The RN position also serves as clinical liaison for designated individuals until they are enrolled in services at another community facility. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ---Coordinates services with various public and private community health, mental health and social service agencies to ensure appropriate services for individuals. ---Assists individuals with preparation and recording of the service planning process. ---Conducts assessments and treatment plans. ---Provides individual and family counseling. ---Participates in the development of educational curriculum. ---Supervises and/or provides nursing treatment and monitoring, such as diabetes and blood pressure. ---Administers medication as required by protocol. ---Responds to crisis calls for assessment and pertinent intervention as needed. ---Completes clinical documentation as required. ---Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies. ---Keeps abreast of all federal and state regulations and laws and all RI International policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified. ---Performs other related duties assigned. Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. ---Valid and current state-specific RN license. ---Knowledge of psychiatric medications and their indications, common side effects, reactions and interactions of medications prescribed. ---Basic computer skills. ---Ability to pay close attention to detail. ---Ability to problem solve. ---Ability to conduct assessments and treatment plans. ---Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. ---Effective listening skills. ---Excellent documentation skills. ---Trauma Informed Care experience preferred. ---Bilingual preferred. ---Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. ---Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a behavioral health setting. Driving Requirements: ---If driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy. ---If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver Attestation form must be signed. A Nursing Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process. Physical Demands: May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty (20) pounds. Work Environment May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused. Work may include travel throughout the geographic region. ADDENDUM - Arizona EducationGraduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. LicensureValid and current state-specific RN license. Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - California EducationGraduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. LicensureValid and current state-specific RN license. Certification Misc. RequirementLicensed Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Professional, Licensed Psychologist, Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse (Master's Degree in Behavioral Health Field and registered or licensed with California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS)) (Medi-cal refers to therapists as MHP's, Riverside County refers to therapists as Clinical Therapist (CT)) (Associate degrees are ok) ADDENDUM - Delaware EducationGraduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. LicensureValid and current state-specific RN license. Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - North Carolina EducationGraduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. LicensureValid and current state-specific RN license. Certification Misc. RequirementRN + 4 years experience in related field OR Master's Degree in related field and 1 year experience in behavioral health OR Bachelor's Degree in related field and 2 years experience in behavioral health OR Bachelor's Degree in unrelated field and 4 years experience in behavioral health ADDENDUM - Washington EducationGraduation from an accredited School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. LicensureValid and current state-specific RN license. Certification Misc. RequirementLicensed Registered Nurse with 1 year of experience preferred (it is possible for a RN to be a MHP level if they meet the qualifications) ---

Keywords: RI International, Baton Rouge , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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