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Detox Registered Nurse - Seattle, Washington

Hire Velocity

Last Updated: 6/16/22

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Staff Nurse (RN) is a registered professional nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices. Staff Nurse (RN) must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served. Staff Nurse (RN) have supervisory responsibilities for LPN, CNA and Ward Clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required. Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a registered nurse, with interest in the field of substance abuse.

Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the WA State Board of Nursing.

Additional Requirements: CPR certification; successful completion of Verbal De-Escalation Certification within 90 days, successful completion of skills lab, must pass a medication administration exam.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
See attached Criteria Based Performance Competency Evaluation Tool

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES WHAT KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION SHOULD CURRENTLY POSSESS. THIS LIST MAY NOT BE COMPLETE FOR ALL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.

1. Knowledge of substance abuse and medical nursing procedures is essential.
2. Knowledge of code procedures
3. Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
4. Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
5. Effective oral and written communication skills.
6. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
7. Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information.
8. Ability to work as a team player.
9. Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.
10. Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
11. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
12. Ability to effectively communicate and compile data relating to patient care.
13. Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
14. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPECIAL DEMANDS
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES HOW AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION CURRENTLY PERFORMS THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS POSITION. MODIFICATIONS TO THE MANNER IN WHICH THIS JOB MAY BE PERFORMED WILL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

1. Ability to sit and stand (one-third of the shift) and walk (two-thirds of the shift).
2. Ability to reach above, at or below waist height, kneel, bend, stoop, turn, twist, and throw (occasionally too frequently).

1. Ability to see well enough to read charts, treatment plans and typewritten materials.
2. Ability to hear well enough to detect noises on the unit and have the ability to discern odors.
3. Ability to frequently lift and carry 10 lbs.; occasionally 20-50 lbs.
4. Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts from 100-200 lbs.
5. Ability to manipulate small and large tools (electric thermometer, telephone, wheelchair, blood pressure cuffs, walkers, paper punch, , staplers, EKG machine, copy machine, etc.)
6. Ability to spend 95% of the work day inside in temperatures varying from 60o-90o, where noise levels range from low to high.
7. Ability to frequently handle hazardous/infectious waste.
8. Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently used for cleaning, where mechanical and electrical hazards may occasionally be present and where dust, mist and steam are frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
9. Ability to work at a rapid pace and perform a variety of repetitive duties.
10. Ability to respond to exposure to blood and body fluids.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER WORK AIDES:
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES THOSE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER WORK AIDES AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION MUST BE ABLE TO USE.

1. Medical and nursing equipment and supplies.
2. Telephone, Fax and paging systems.
3. Policies, procedures, plans, programs and manuals.
4. Video Surveillance



Company Details

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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