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Nurse Administrator

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 7:30am - 3:30pm.--- ---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

Additional Information
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, including cannabis.---All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at -discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/
PandoLogic. Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN), Location: Buena Park, CA - 90624

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