DATE: June 21, 2022

 

POSITION: Registered Nurse (Per Diem)

 

SHIFT: As needed 

 

LOCATION: Redgate Memorial Recovery Center – Long Beach, CA 

 

DUTIES: The Registered Nurse (RN) works under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor/Manager and Director of Nursing Services to coordinate and mange nursing care.  Provides direct patient care and supervises LVNs and clinical support staff in order to maintain health, safety and integrity of the patient.

 

  • Supervises nursing assessment at intake to identify conditions and problems, initiate the problem list, and create the treatment plan for patients with substance use disorders.

  • Ongoing assessment of patient needs and updating nursing care plan as related to substance use disorders.

  • Rounds with the physician to assess patients, receive orders, and note specialized patient care requirements.

  • Ensures that physician’s orders are transcribed and carried out.

  • Acts as a liaison between physician and patient care team.

  • Responsible for submitting reports i.e. Q.A. reports, infection control, pharmacy error reports.

  • Make presentations and facilitate educational groups & sessions.

  • Monitor and document withdrawal symptoms; train other staff as needed.

  • Provides leadership for staff. Delegates responsibilities within scope of personnel abilities. 

  • Provides and coordinates clinical learning experiences.

  • May be responsible for preparing monthly schedule to provide adequate nursing coverage. 

  • Guides, directs, and trains staff members regarding patient care, problem solving, and decision-making.

  • Teach and monitor patients and staff for compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols.

  • Coordinate other healthcare needs of the patient outside the facility.

  • Assigns patient care assignments

  • Will perform other duties as assigned.



 

All RN’s are expected to:

 

  • Direct patient activities and treatment team

  • Demonstrate professional judgment and decision making

  • Communicate clearly with clients, staff, peers, supervisors, and non BHS staff

  • Supervise, manage and organize the unit.

  • Adhere to professional standards.

  • Maintain health and safety standards of facility.

  • Consistently advocate and function within the Scope and Standards of Nursing Practices

  • Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

Current R.N. California license. Annual CPR Certification. Must have valid California driver’s license and liability insurance if driving personal vehicle on BHS business.

 

Bachelors or Master’s Degree in nursing, or bachelors in another field with a post-degree certificate in nursing. If applicant does not meet degree requirement when hired, will consider applicants with at least 10 years of experience and current enrollment in degree program.

 

Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination must be adequate for performance of job duties. Able to sit at desk, use keyboard, write and physically perform other job duties. Able to move about the facility to observe clients and staff.

 

Recovering individuals must have a minimum two years clean, sober and abstinent to be considered for employment.

 

APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee Request for Transfer”. The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.

 

Other applicants may email resume to jobs@bhs-inc.org or FAX (310)679-4621, or apply in person at 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


 

BHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

BHS will consider applicants with criminal history as required.