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Registered Nurse - PT - Kirkwood

Company: Northeast Treatment Centers Inc.
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Northeast Treatment Center, (NET) founded in 1970, is one of the largest behavioral health and social service agencies in the Philadelphia Region. Services are offered at 15 sites throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley and the state of Delaware

NET's Kirkwood Recovery Center, located in Wilmington, DE, is a 16-bed withdrawal management and 12 observation bed unit offering short-term residential stabilization services for individuals with substance abuse disorders. NET has an ongoing need for part time Registered Nurses to preform nursing functions to support and enhance the medical role in the treatment of consumers for detoxification. We are a 24/7 facility with 3 shifts...7-3, 3-11, 11-7.

Licensed in the State of Delaware

Associate's degree and five years' experience in a clinical capacity.

Knowledge of medical and clinical requirements related to substance use and behavioral healthcare.

Computer competence and proficiency required.

Provide nursing assessment of clients' requiring detoxification, document findings and consult with the Nurse Practitioner and/or Medical Director.

Assure that all medications and medical treatments are provided as ordered by the Nurse Practitioner and/or Medical Director Nurse Practitioner and/or Medical Director

Verifies client prescriptions as ordered by clients' physician, in order to provide for continuity of care when scheduling clients to see the Nurse Practitioner and/or Medical Director.

Responsible for coordination and administration of medications.

Serves as a member of the treatment team, providing medical information to the aftercare planning process.

Record and conduct all prescribed medical interventions.

Provide first aid and emergency services, as required.

Refer consumer to appropriate emergency facilities when emergency care exceeds the capabilities of the detoxification center.

Coordinate medical services with community resources, as indicated by the treatment and aftercare plans.

Obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification. Knowledge of medical complications of addiction and their treatment. Knowledge of general medical/surgical procedures. Must demonstrate genuine empathy and concern for individuals as indicated in NET's vison, mission, and values statements. Adhere to applicable city, county, state, federal laws, regulations, NET policies, and DSAMH licensure and CARF standards.

Keywords: Northeast Treatment Centers Inc., Wilmington , Registered Nurse - PT - Kirkwood, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware

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