Staff Nurse (RN or LVN/LPN)
Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC

Falmouth, Massachusetts

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A nationally accredited non-profit leader in the prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders has openings for a Staff Nurse. The Staff Nurse, RN or LPN will have knowledge and 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform pre-admission screenings (telephone and on-site), for patients requesting admission.
  • Maintain patient charts, including nurse's notes and med sheets, physician order forms, assessments and other essential documentation in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner.
  • Perform physical assessments on patients admitted to a facility in accordance with standards.
  • Monitor drug and alcohol withdrawal to prevent 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.
  • Adhere to Universal Precautions for Infection Control and to proper procedure for disposal of sharps.
  • Maintain nurse's station neat, free of hazard, and consistent with health, safety, and sanitation standards.
  • Participate in case reviews and in-service training programs.
  • Maintain awareness and working knowledge of all procedures relevant to this position.
  • Adhere to the Professional Staff Code of Ethics.
  • Conduct patient education sessions on issues of addiction, health maintenance and related recovery topics.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job.

Education:

  • Certificate, Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

Experience:

  • One year of experience in nursing is preferred.
  • New nursing grads are also encouraged to apply -- we will train!

Skills:

  • Must be able to express self adequately in writing and orally.
  • Ability to implement physician's standing orders.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse or LPN in Massachusetts.
  • Current CPR certification or the ability to be certified within three (3) months of hire.

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Company Profile:

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting www.beaconhillstaffing.com.

We look forward to working with you!

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future™


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