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Behavioral Health Staff Nurse, RN, LPN-Temp Assignment

Company: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc.
Location: Falmouth
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

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We are seeking a staff nurse, RN, or LPN to join our practice for a 12 week assignmentThe RN or LPN will have knowledge and/or understanding of substance abuse and mental health illness and the capability to provide treatment consistent with standards of professional care. This position requires the physical ability to perform emergency treatment, e.g. CPR, assisting patients with routine care, etc. The RN or LPN will conduct a medical assessment, intake screening exams, and have the capability to implement physician's standing orders. Responsibilities:

  • Perform pre-admission screenings (telephone and on-site), for patients requesting admission.
  • Maintain patient charts, including nurses' notes and med sheets, physician order forms, assessments, and other essentials documentation in a clear, concise, and comprehensive manner.
  • Perform physical assessments on patients admitted in accordance with standards.
  • Monitor drug and alcohol withdrawal to prevent the development of medical complications and administer medications in accordance with physician orders.
  • Evaluate and document identified medical problems and report them in a timely manner to the Medical Director or the on-call staff physician. Requirements:
    • Certificate, Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
    • One year of nursing experience is preferred.
    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or LPN in MA
    • Current CPR certification or the ability to be certified within three months of hire.

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Keywords: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc., New Bedford , Behavioral Health Staff Nurse, RN, LPN-Temp Assignment, Healthcare , Falmouth, Massachusetts

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