Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Fort Worth, TX

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Registered Nurse jobs in Fort Worth, TX delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
• 
8 to 15 characters
• 
1 uppercase letter
• 
1 number or symbol
• 
1 lowercase letter
Cancel
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Registered Nurse (RN)

American Addiction Centers • Fort Worth, TX

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Degree - High School
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care, Nurse
0

Applicant

How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

Overview

Job Summary:

The primary function of a Registered Nurse is to promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with and directing other unit staff to ensure optimal patient care is given, collaborating with physicians and providing physical and psychological support to patients and families.

Report To: Director of Nursing

Responsibilities

Job Duties:

  • Calls the appropriate team member (i.e. Medical Director) with all non-life threatening medical and medication issues to obtain guidance regarding his plan of action for the client. In the event of a life-threatening emergency, all staff members are authorized to contact emergency services by dialing 911.
  • Identifies client care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual clients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to clients and families.
  • Promotes client's independence by establishing client care goals, teaching client to understand condition, medications and self-care requirements; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against client care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Promotes client's independence by establishing client care goals, teaching client to understand condition, medications and self-care requirements; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against client care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse act, and other governing agency.
  • Resolves client problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects clients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in client and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing orders for supplies.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care team by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem solving methods.
  • Follows the incident reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues.
  • Demonstrates skills of delegation, organization and coordination of assigned services, delegating responsibilities to designated staff as appropriate.
  • Functions as a role model for nursing staff.
  • Role models problem solving as the effective means of resolving conflict.
  • Participates in input for performance evaluations, disciplinary actions and follow-up to other types of issues.                      
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with staff, management, and other members of the health care team.
  • Provides pertinent communication to the Director of Nursing regarding levels of staff performance. Effectively prioritizes communication issues pertaining to all departments and provides collaborative intervention as necessary.
  • Exercises good judgment and discretion in deviating from policy in circumstances where strict adherence would pose a risk to the patient, visitor, staff or facility.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Nursing to maintain adequate levels of staff to deliver safe, effective and appropriate care and also remains within the budgetary guidelines.
  • Provides clinical direction to staff and evaluates the level of care provided by the nursing staff on assigned shifts Holds staff accountable for functioning in a reduced risk manner.
  • As the coordinator of care, the registered nurse is responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts and mobilization and participates as needed in patient handling
  • Provides coordination for the unit and direction for the staff. Responsible for scheduling, patient flow, unit operations, resource allocation and supply management.
  • Participates in PI data collection, data analysis, reports and staff education.
  • Assists in providing essential training to the new staff.
  • Coordinates with the doctors and other nurses on the plan of care to provide the individual treatment needed.
  • Other duties, as needed. 
Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Current RN License in in State of operations required.
  • CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • Knowledge of addiction and drug treatment preferred.
  • Functions with an awareness of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety.

 AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

Job ID: 2018-1224
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

More Jobs at American Addiction Centers

View All Similar Jobs View All Similar Jobs