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Registered Nurse

Company: Arbor Wellness
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Nurse is responsible for all nursing-related services for each patient and for linking patients to the physicians and outside medical resources.
He/She participates in the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings when necessary to inform the clinical team about medical issues and is available for emergency medical situations.
The Nurse provides all services under the supervision of the Clinical Liaison.
The Nurse is responsible to provide medical & history screens, providing routine nursing care, and overseeing the medical and psychiatric management of the patient in coordination with the attending physician.
He/she is also a member of the Treatment Team and provides input into the development of the Master Treatment Plan.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 1 year of experience in a chemical dependency/psychiatric setting, preferably in partial hospitalization and/or outpatient setting required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed to practice nursing in the appropriate state maintains current licensure per state requirements.
Maintains current CPR.
Experience delivering Health Education classes.
Current (five years) of no felonies or substance abuseconvictions.
KNOWLEDGE AND TRAININGREQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE:
Knowledge of addictions and mental healthcomplications.
Knowledge and competency in problem-solving, stress management, ethics, and team building.Knowledge of alcohol and other drugs that.
includes:
Alcohol and addictive drugs and their physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual impact on theindividual.
Alcohol and addictive drugs and their impact on the family.
Ability to determine if a medical emergency exists and to take appropriate action, when necessary.
Knowledge of emergency procedures used in case of alcohol and/or drug overdose or mental health crisis.
Knowledge of the stages of alcohol and other drug withdrawals and the ability to take appropriate action at each stage.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and Municipal laws and/or regulations that regulate the treatment ofalcoholism and drug addiction, including:
--- Confidentiality--- Patient Rights--- Professional Code of Ethics--- Discrimination
Knowledge of airborne and bloodborne pathogens (TB, HIV, AIDS, HB) and risk reduction methodologies, and the use of universal precautions.
Flexibility to adapt to schedule changes and assumption of responsibilities not delineated in the job description.
Which are related to working as a member of an addiction treatment team.
The position is required to work in a temperature-controlled environment; 80% - 90% of the time spent indoors.
Potential exposure to airborne/blood-borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.

Keywords: Arbor Wellness, Nashville , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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