Nurse Administrator - Eating Disorder, Residential

  • Center For Discovery
  • Granite Bay, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2021
Full time Nurse

Job Description

In addition to providing regular nursing services, the Nurse Administrator will provide supervision over other nurses and have administrative duties. He/she consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions are achieved, and carries out all orders received, with appropriate information sharing with the Program Director and Facility Manager. The Nurse Administrator meets with each client daily, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication.

Responsibilities

  • Completing H&P upon admission for each client
  • Developing and initiating the Nursing Care Plan
  • Facilitating therapeutic groups
  • Providing clear and complete client documentation
  • Implementing Physician Orders
  • Availability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frame
  • Administering medication as prescribed
  • Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately
  • Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment
  • Providing assessments of medical problems as needed
  • Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification
  • Consulting with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions
  • Meeting with each client, completing a daily assessment, and administering all prescription medication
  • Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reporting information to the Program Director and Facility
  • Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and having strong knowledge of professional ethics
  • Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude

This is a full-time position that will work Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.

Qualifications

  • RN required
  • Management or supervision experience is preferred
  • Mental health nursing experience is a plus
  • RN License in the State required
  • Must have knowledge of JCAHO & State regulatory requirements
  • Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Axis I diagnosis and symptoms
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and use
  • Able to take vital signs, provide first aid, and perform basic evaluation procedures and tests