RN – PRN

Health Solutions Pueblo, CO

POSITION: Nurse (On-Call and Part-Time, As-Needed)

LOCATION: Acute Treatment Unit, 1302 Chinook Lane, Pueblo, CO, 81001 and Opioid Treatment Center, 41 Montebello Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: An Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and current Colorado RN; Valid Colorado driver's license and must have access to transportation during work hours. Must be proficient with Computers. Desired: BSN. Experience in a psychiatric/mental health setting and knowledge of psychiatric medication. Experience with Electronic Health records and Electronic prescribing a plus. Ability to speak Spanish. Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team. Managed care experience.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

* Is adaptable to change in the workplace and uses change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.

* Takes ownership of problems, has ability to brainstorm different problem resolution paths, uses sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and demonstrates consistent follow through.

* Has job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions and is able and willing to assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work.

* Has the ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.

* Demonstrates an understanding of customer service regarding accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the administrative supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, and the medical supervision of the Nursing Director, a Nurse:

* prepares & dispenses prescribed medications;

* ensures that all medications in a Health Solutions facility are securely kept and maintained;

* maintains therapeutic milieu;

* conducts nursing assessments;

* provides education groups & individual sessions;

* keeps accurate, complete and up-to-date records with 100% compliance with Center standards;

* maintains competency and proficiency with the electronic health record and electronic prescribing;

* organizes & maintains medication records;

* calls in prescriptions & follow-up on refills, etc;

* orders lab work & reviews need for immediate attention on the doctor's behalf;

* participates in staffings;

* consults and works closely with treating medical professional;

* does basic blood pressures, temperatures, weight monitoring, etc;

* takes the shift lead and assigns tasks to co-workers to insure the smooth operation of the shift; and

* performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director/Medical Director within the scope of the position.

WAGE RATE: Reimbursed at on-call rates; Shift coverage $34.08

SIGN-ON BONUS PAID UPON COMPLETION OF INITIAL ORIENTATION

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

APPLY AT: Health Solutions, 41 Montebello, Suite 200, Pueblo, CO 81001

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EOE, M/F