Job details

Registered Nurse (RN) PRN-Per Diem

at Pinnacle Treatment Center
Location MERRILLVILLE, Indiana
Category Nursing
Job Type Per Diem

Description

We are Recovery Works, a 42 bed Residential Treatment Center located in Merrilleville, Indiana. We are seeking an experienced RN who wants to work per  diem. We are part of Pinnacle Treatment  Centers.

Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a leading comprehensive provider of substance abuse treatment services to individuals that are addicted to drugs and / or alcohol. Founded in 2006, the Company has grown into an organization that operates over 30 substance abuse treatment facilities in eight states (Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia,Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio).  Pinnacle works under the names Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Recovery Works and Endeavor House and are known well in the communities in which it operates.

Pinnacle treats over 10,000 people daily and provides a full continuum of care, including detoxification, residential, outpatient,medication assisted treatment and transitional living programs. Treatment includes treating the individual’s physical, spiritual, emotional, and psychological selves. Pinnacle is CARF accredited and all locations include physicians, nurses, clinicians, administrative, and support staff.

Summary

Registered Nurse (RN) will administer and coordinate medical services necessary for all clients within the Facility; assist and be responsible for clients during appointments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

  • One (1) or more years clinical experience in substance abuse treatment, behavioral  health  or  corrections  preferred

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Indiana

  • Current CPR Certification

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Schedule appointments necessary for psychological testing, doctor’s appointments, dental, and eye doctor appointments.
  2. Maintain and keep updated all medical records and documentation pertaining to the clients.
  3. Assist as needed in transporting  of clients to necessary appointments.
  4. Maintain contact with community medical personnel.
  5. Responsible for medical charts for non-prescribed and prescription medication.
  6. Shall assist in the development and revision of policies and procedures for medication compliance.
  7. Provide training for staff development specific to health care needs i.e. CPR, First Aid, Blood Pressure, etc.
  8. Assist DON in purchasing of medical supplies.
  9. Monitor all detoxification clients and initiate appropriate medical response to detoxification symptoms.

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