Adolescent Nurse (Part-Time) JobSeattle, WA

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Job Title: Adolescent Nurse (Part-Time)

Reports To: Adolescent Program Director

Imagine Adolescent Program is a growing organization dedicated to helping teens and their family members in crisis, suffering from mental health disorders, substance abuse and unresolved trauma. Imagine provides a unique setting that provides affordable and effective treatment. Organizational values include humility, heart, inspiration and conviction. It is our commitment to remain passionate about helping our clients and their families. We aim to be the leader in fighting addiction, helping families heal, and educating our community about the disorders we treat. In short, our mission is to help people get their lives back and show them respect and empathy in the process.

POSITION SUMMARY: As a key member of the Imagine team, the RN is a registered professional who coordinates, and evaluates client care, working with a multidisciplinary team in accordance with policy and procedure.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Interact routinely with clients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to multidisciplinary team as necessary
  • Administer medications to clients, and engage in education process
  • Participate in client treatment planning and nursing care plans
  • Obtain client’s vital signs, and document client record
  • Client assessments and close monitoring of symptoms
  • Document information regarding client care and behavior in medical record as required in policies and procedures
  • Maintain clinic structure of medical and psychiatric provider schedule
  • Order client medications through client’s preferred pharmacy; track and process medication refills
  • Perform medication injection services as ordered
  • Participate in the maintenance of a clean, orderly and safe environment
  • Assist clinical team with admissions and discharges of clients
  • Complete a full medication reconciliation of client’s home medications
  • Participate in implementation and education of unit therapeutic programming
  • Utilize crisis prevention intervention when exposed to volatile clients to maintain personal safety for the client and other individuals in the unit
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established policies and procedures and standards of care
  • Ability to float between multiple facilities as needed
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION:

  • Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing
  • Preference given to those with addiction recovery and/or mental health setting experience
  • Knowledge and skills in English usage, interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Quickly and effectively identify and resolve problematic situations
  • Comfortable analyzing information and dealing with complexity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to handle confidential material in a reliable manner
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must hold active State Board of Nursing RN licensure
  • Must maintain current and nationally accredited CPR/First Aid/AED certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have reasonable ability to stand, walk, sit, handle, feel, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, hear, taste and smell
  • Must be able to lift up to 20lbs
  • Exposure to disturbed and potentially aggressive clients is possible. Stress ranges from low to intense depending on the situation

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

•Completion of a tuberculin screening during first week of employment

•Completion of a pre-employment drug screening, post-accident and random for upon reasonable suspicion of use

•Completion of orientation and required paperwork prior to reporting to work

•Demonstrated computer literacy

•Completion of CPR/First Aid Training within first 90 days of employment

•Attendance at all mandatory staff development and training

•Completion of background check and professional reference checks

Job Type: Part-Time Status

Compensation:

  • $40.00 to $56.00 per hour

Professional Development:

  • Northpoint provides reimbursement for licensure fees
  • Professional development, and the opportunity for continuing education credits to maintain licensure is provided at no cost to the employee

Part-Time Benefits Include:

  • Generous Paid Time Off plan
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • 401K Retirement Plan & Employer Match
  • Consumer discounts through LifeMart
  • Free parking!

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Seattle (Northgate), Washington; reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required)

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is meant to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

Employees with potential access to protected health information must comply with all procedures and guidelines governed by HIPAA.

Northpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Northpoint Recovery is an At-Will employer. Employment may be terminated at any time by employee, or employer with or without notice.

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