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Behavioral Health Nurse

Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House Annandale, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: vision, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

We are seeking a Behavioral Health Nurse to join our team! You will be responsible for delivering high quality care to our clients.

​Responsibilities:

  • Observes and trains appropriate medical and housing staff on collecting urine drug samples and ensures urine collection is being completed with the frequency prescribed by MD’s orders
  • Responsible for communications with the UA laboratory and documenting all results in client charts
  • Responsible for communication with the pharmacy and ordering all client medications
  • Maintains open communication with the Medical Director in reference to medications and all other medical needs for clients
  • Maintains open communication with the medical team regarding client status and any changes observed requiring medical intervention beyond scope of practice or expertise
  • Documents and provides team verbal account of observation or client report of side effects from medication, questions regarding their treatment or plan of care, medication refusals or change in status
  • Works with clinical, medical and all other staff to ensure quality service for clients and maintains a high level of professionalism in all areas
  • Ensures that appropriate staff complete, and forward Incident Reports and any other safety/risk documents as indicated to the administrative and leadership team
  • Inventory and report errant or expired stock/use, discrepancies and/or medication errors
  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices for the care, treatment, and services of substance use disorder, associated comorbidities and impact on the provision of nursing care
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Provides client education including but not limited to medications, management of diseases, and special diets
  • Uses clear communication with supervisors and coworkers
  • Additional duties as directed by supervisory personnel
  • Maintains and adheres to all policy and procedures respecting confidentiality of client’s rights, anonymity, communication either written or verbal regarding client’s identity and situation
  • Maintains appropriate boundaries and ethical behavior at all times with clients, families, co-workers and other professionals

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in substance abuse treatment center preferred
  • Familiarity with medical tools and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with clients and staff
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to assist in the overall goal of exceptional client care
Company Description
Recovery Unplugged is a drug and alcohol treatment center with locations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nashville, TN, Virginia and Austin, TX. We use music as well as the 12 steps as a catalyst for recovery and a way to help build rapport with our clients and allow them to open up more easily. Our (new) methods have been proven time and time again to be ground breaking and extremely successful. By joining this team you are joining a movement that thrives on giving our clients the best care possible and making our employees feel like they part of something great.

Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House

Recovery Unplugged is a drug and alcohol treatment center with locations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nashville, TN, Virginia and Austin, TX. We use music as well as the 12 steps as a catalyst for recovery and a way to help build rapport with our clients and allow them to open up more easily. Our (new) methods have been proven time and time again to be ground breaking and extremely successful. By joining this team you are joining a movement that thrives on giving our clients the best care possible and making our employees feel like they part of something great.

Address

5105Q Backlick Rd.

Annandale, VA
USA
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