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Nursing Position

Company: Embark Behavioral Health
Location: Springville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Embark, a national innovator in mental health care is pleased to announce the opportunity for a certified nurse's (RN or LPN) who is passionate about adolescent healthcare at our Hobble Creek, Utah facility. This individual will be providing care to adolescents in a short term residential treatment setting, as well as engaging and supporting family members.General Summary: Responsible to care for medical emergencies and for the general medical support of the students. Responsible for sorting and passing out medications accurately.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to reports of pain or sickness as they arise and assess the student.
  • Determine when a student is to be placed on sick bed due to illness or pain.
  • Accompany students to clinic or hospital should the situation arise; communicate findings to the students' parents and to the Clinical Director.
  • Check the vital signs and weight of students as assigned.
  • Accurately disperse student medications and make record in the Medication Administration Record.
  • Count and track narcotics every shift.
  • Monitor students in regard to mood, behavior and affect, and then chart the findings. (Particularly when a student is starting a new medication.)
  • Communicate any pertinent medical information to the Treatment Team and the Psychiatrist either verbally or in written form.
  • Assist night watch staff with care of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of standard medical terminology and technique.
    • Knowledge of legal charting procedure and requirements.
    • Knowledge of medications and procedure for medication administration.
    • Knowledge of company policies and practices.
    • Skill in using nursing tools and equipment (e.g., needles, thermometers, diagnostic tests, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, etc.)
    • Skill in assessing the physical condition of the students.
    • Skill in communicating medical situations accurately to students, parents, and co-workers.
    • Ability to use word processing software and to navigate networks.
    • Experience or knowledge of health insurance submission processes.
    • Ability to check vital signs.Education and Experience:The position requires a nursing license, a driver license, and current CPR certification. Nursing experience is required. Rotating weekends will also be required.

Keywords: Embark Behavioral Health, Salt Lake City , Nursing Position, Healthcare , Springville, Utah

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