Eating Disorder Treatment Nurse (RN/LVN)

Monterey
Posted 09/30/2020

Job Details

Eating Disorder Treatment Nurse (RN/LVN)

Locations: Monterey, CA
Description: Currently seeking Eating Disorder Treatment Nurse (RN/LVN) who are interested in working as Independent Contractors.

We are currently hiring Eating Disorder Treatment Nurse (RN/LVN) for opportunities in Monterey,CA.

Responsibilities of Eating Disorder Treatment Nurse (RN/LVN):

  • Assigns and supervises direct care staff. Delegates tasks to direct care staff including but not limited to vital signs, grooming, dining supervision, close observation when needed, etc. and ensures all tasks are completed.
  • Assesses client health and well-being on a daily basis. Promptly reports concerns to the physician and other team members who need to know and documents all findings and interventions.
  • Communicates pertinent nursing and care plan related information to direct care staff daily. Ensures “hand off” communication each shift.
  • Participates in treatment team meetings and contributes to the client care plan on a regular basis.
  • Participates in developing and maintaining the client treatment plan.
  • Participates in client education and leads groups as assigned.
  • Coordinates new admissions.
  • Completes Weekly Nursing Update Assessment in the Electronic Health Record system.
  • Supervises physician telephone or verbal orders.
  • Supervises implementation of new medication orders.
  • Ensures all allergies of each client on the MAR and on the chart.
  • Supervises medications passes.
  • Destroys wasted or discontinued medications per policies and procedures.
  • Audits and monitors all controlled substances including recording of information.
  • Ensures that all facility medication policies and procedures are followed.
  • Monitors medication management of step down clients.
  • Ensures that all clients in step down program take prescribed medications home
  • Ensures that the physician obtains informed consent and nursing reinforces education prior to administering psycho-therapeutic medications.
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians and the clients to answer questions about medication changes, physician appointments, and health related issues in a language the client can understand.

Job Type: Per Diem

Required Education: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
Required:

  • Current California RN License
  • Current BLS Certificate
  • Minimum 2 years hospital based clinical experience.
  • IV Certification within 30 days of start date
  • Basic knowledge of clinical procedures, medical terminology
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred:

  • 2 years clinical experience in a mental health or residential facility.

How to Apply

Apply to our job ad and we’ll invite you to a phone interview with our recruiter. The phone interview will give us an idea of your skills and experience but also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about our company and expectations.

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What's an Independent Contractor?
Independent contractors—also known as freelancers—are in control of their own schedules and their own work.

Independent nurses work on a contractual basis, and are not employed directly by a healthcare facility (with the exception of direct hire placement). This allows them the freedom to decide when and where they work, among a variety of other benefits.

Independence
Say 'yes' or 'no' to any opportunity.

Flexibility
Pick a schedule that works for you.

Choice
Decide your own pay rate.

Experience
Work with different people in a variety of different settings.

Job Features

Job CategoryLVN, RN