Shift Nurse Positions – The Foundry – Steamboat Springs, CO

The Foundry

Shift Nurse Position Available

Entry-level nursing position. LPN, or RN licensure required.

Extensive benefits & opportunities for advancement.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Current RN/LPN license in Colorado
  • Clinical charting and documentation according to The Joint Commission and OBH standards
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and HIPAA compliance
  • Impeccable ethics, integrity, and customer relations skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • On-Call availability

PREFERRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  •  Psychiatric and/or substance abuse experience preferred

PRIMARY LOCATION OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Foundry Treatment Center – Steamboat Springs Residential Facility

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct care to clients, including addressing medical concerns, monitoring vitals and overseeing withdrawal symptoms
  • Oversee the detoxification process according to a provider’s orders which includes providing the addiction technicians with supervision, direction and support regarding a person’s withdrawal process
  • Supervise the Monitoring of Medications: obtain orders from the physician, place all orders in the Kipu system, verify all medications brought in, confirm medication counts weekly, order medications as needed, including PRN Medications, and approve PRN medications with the parameters the Medical Director has set
  •  Implement provider orders
  • Obtain urine and blood samples
  • Administer IV therapy
  • Assist with admissions:  complete medical screening, aid with search of belongings, and schedule provider to see the person
  • Observe and assess physical and health changes
  • Keep medical team updated about any medical issues clients may experience
  • Assist with and keep accurate records according to state regulations and The Joint Commission
  • Update service plan with medical and psychiatric areas being addressed
  • Orient client regarding any medical orders obtained, including how to use BioSound, BioMat, and AlphaStim, as well as how Vivitrol can be helpful
  • Complete Vivitrol patient enrollment form, follow up on rx as necessary, administer injection as ordered
  • Complete detox discharge summary and RTC/PHP discharge summary as indicated by level of care 
  • Dispose of biohazard waste and medications as required by OSHA

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