Requirements:
Registered Nurse with valid license within the State of New Jersey.

Overall Duties:

  1. Maintains standards of practice. Follows and enforces established procedures, policies, rules, regulations, and laws governing standards of care.
  2. To provide initial consultation to clients.
  3. Screen all clients’ requests for medical consultation. (i.e., sick call)
  4. To document all services and physician’s orders in clients’ files as per licensure and Joint Commission standards.
  5. Complete all admission paperwork (nursing assessment, nutritional, dental, HIV, limits list, physician’s orders, checklist) and all other documents indicated by DON.
  6. Place all new admits on list to see the doctor & dietitian.
  7. RN performs procedures within the scope of educational preparation and demonstrates skill and judgment:
    • Carries out nursing orders for care of each client.
    • Carries out safety measures at all times in the care and observation of all clients.
  8. RN may administer medication and medical treatment procedures as prescribed for clients.
    • Accurately administers medication according to procedures.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of each prescribed medication by ability to recognize/relate therapeutic effects, untoward effects, minimum and maximum dosages and precautions.
    • Monitors appropriate vital signs prior to administration when indicated.
    • Monitors clients for adverse reactions.
  9. Assist physician
    • Schedule and coordinate medical services as determined by the physician.
    • Assist physician as directed for exams and procedures.
    • Transfers orders and writes prescriptions on MAR.
    • All prescriptions faxed to pharmacy.
    • Place clients on limits list on all admission for 10 days & if indicated by the doctor for a medical reason.
    • Place all lab reports from laboratory in folder to review & sign off on for the physician.

Note: This position is per diem.

Required Experience:
A minimum of two years experience as a Registered Nurse with at least one year’s experience. One year experience treating the chemically dependent population in a detox and residential setting preferred (ASAM levels III.3 to III.7).

License:
Appointee will actively engage in ongoing educational opportunities to maintain license and certifications within his/her discipline.

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Job Category: Medical Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Marlboro Township NJ

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