The Staff Nurse will have knowledge and understanding of substance abuse and mental health illness and the capability to provide treatment consistent with standards of professional care. This position requires the physical ability to perform emergency treatment, e.g. CPR, assisting patients with routine care, etc. The
RN will conduct a medical assessment, intake screening exams, and have the capability to implement
physician’s standing orders.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform pre-admission screenings (telephone and on-site), for patients requesting admission.
Maintain patient charts, including nurse’s notes and med sheets, physician order forms, assessments
and other essential documentation in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner.Perform physical assessments on patients admitted to a Gosnold facility in accordance with standards.
Monitor drug and alcohol withdrawal to prevent development of medical complications and
administer medications in accordance with physician orders. Evaluate and document identified medical problems and report them