RN in Cañon City, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join our Team!

Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center

700 Four Mile Parkway

Canon City, CO 81212

www.jobsatabraxas.com

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides nursing reassessments on the treatment plan based on patient’s progress and as goals are achieved.
  • Ensures patient safety including the reporting of incidents and medication errors.
  • Assesses changes in patient’s status and reports appropriate physical/mental status information to the physician, mid-level practitioner, or other pertinent personnel.
  • Develops the healthcare portion of the treatment plan within.
  • Flexibility to adapt to schedule changes and assumption of responsibilities not delineated in the job description which are related to work as a member of an addiction/behavioral health treatment team.
  • Protects patient’s privacy and patient’s rights.
  • Communicates/endorses accurate information regarding patient’s status and care during shift reports.
  • Evaluates patient response and reaction (if any) to medications and/or medical treatments administered. Documents patient response.
  • Provides for the patient’s health education needs.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:  (education, experience, certification & licensure)

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado.
  • Previous experience in the mental health field, or chemical dependency field or equivalent education/academic preparation required.
  • Must have experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current Colorado Drivers License.