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Registered Nurse

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System Riverdale Full-Time
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  • Ensure physician’s orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. Initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.

  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.

  • Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.

  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.

  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.

  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Ensure patient’s status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.

 

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Riverwoods Behavioral Health System is a 75-bed, Joint Commission Gold Seal Accredited™ treatment center that offers a full spectrum of treatment options to address chemical dependency and behavioral health disorders. Riverwoods is located on the south side of Atlanta in Riverdale, Georgia.

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System serves adolescent, adult, and older adult populations. Our multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and technicians are able to tailor and implement treatment plans based on the individual needs of our patients. We realize that treatment and recovery is an ongoing process that is taken in steps and that keeping patients engaged in treatment will offer them the greatest chance of success. Equipped with this knowledge, we have developed a treatment program which employs several levels of care based on individual patient needs. The various levels of treatment include inpatient psychiatric and detoxification services, partial hospitalization programming (PHP), intensive outpatient programming (IOP), and aftercare groups.

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