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LPN or RN

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to function under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, interfacing with clinical services. Candidate will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care provided to all patients.


DUTIES:



  • Collection of data for Bio-psycho-social of all patients

  • Formulate nursing assessments

  • Formulate nursing diagnoses and initial treatment plans

  • Obtain medical orders, verbal or telephone, from Medical Director

  • Administer medications

  • Participate in team approach nursing to coordinate patient care with Clinical team

  • Document patient status and information throughout detoxification and rehabilitation

  • Maintain competency in nursing assessment and ability to initiate nursing actions of patient in crisis

  • Provide direct patient care while maintaining a therapeutic treatment environment


QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Holds a current license as Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.

  • Is a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Has nursing experience of at least one (2) years, preferably with some experience in treatment of chemical dependency.


SKILLS:


The ideal candidate will possess the ability to establish a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families, display good listening and observation skills, exhibit skills sufficient to adequately gather and record patient data specific to current and past medical status, and form objective impression of signs, symptoms and patient complaints and their implications concerning treatment planning. Additionally, candidate will exhibit the ability to be empathetic and understanding of patient needs. Basic computer skills preferred but not required as training is provided.


 


 



Company Description
At Banyan, we stand as a leader in providing growth through recovery by having the most qualified team behind the mission. We are a family of individuals that come from diverse backgrounds; however addiction affects all of us in the same way. It devastates lives and families. We came together with a simple mission: to help people break free from the bonds of addiction. We are not a "one fits all place" and we have the experienced staff and infrastructure to truly offer individualized, custom treatment programs that are tailored to fit every need. Not many addiction treatment centers have the ability to offer all levels of care and custom treatment plans.



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