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Nurse, RN - Med Surg

Company: Community Reach Center
Location: Westminster
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse, RNSign on Bonus up to $5,000

The Registered Nurse ("RN") is an integral member of Community Reach Center's Med Services RN's and others ("Division") Division. The RN under direct supervision provides care assessment, treatment, and support services to consumers and/or their families, including planning, implementation, and documentation. The RN may operate in a residential environment, outpatient, or in an outreach environment. The RN provides care to consumers in a manner that recognizes the human potential, empathic and demonstrates unconditional positive regard while promoting safety and comfort in the therapeutic environment. Additionally, the RN will have other duties and responsibilities as determined from time to time by the Nurse Manager.

Essential Functions:

* Assess needs of client, develops solutions, and ensures implementation of solutions/interventions and programs to meet those identified needs.
* Provides case management and other clinical interventions as appropriate.
* Observes, identifies, monitors, reports, and records the condition of the client; including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change in the consumers' condition to appropriate members of the treatment team(s).
* Aids in crisis intervention, as needed, and notifies appropriate team(s), Manager(s) or 911.
* Provides client and family education either in groups or individually including health education, medication education, or education related to a psychiatric illness and techniques/skills for physical care.
* Participates in care coordination, collaborative development, and implementation of client's treatment plan with all members of the treatment team.
* Completes daily shift reports accurately, including but not limited to: incident reports, medication refusal, risk assessments, and medical screening documentation in accordance with procedures while maintaining consumer confidentiality.
* Assesses, clients throughout lifecycle of stay, risk assessments, and collaborates on decisions regarding client care for admission, discharge, transfer to higher level of care, and client safety.
* Oversees QMAP medication administering and or monitoring according to CRC policy. Assists with staff training, reviews, and administers medications including injections as prescribed.
* Oversees medical supplies, including the storage, disposal and ordering of medications, and conducts MAR audits.
* Supports in unit coverage and/or transportation of clients for medical and psychiatric appointment needs.
* Coordinates infectious disease tracking and reporting standards, while ensuring protocol are up to date and monitors adherence.


* Associates or Bachelor's degree in Nursing with a valid Colorado RN license
* Prefer 1 year of psychiatric nursing experience
* Communication, organization, time management and clinical skills.
* Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a good driving record
* Bilingual Spanish preferred

Physical Requirements:

* Regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and keyboard.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
* Light to moderate lifting is required,
* Regular, predictable attendance is required.

All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

Community Reach Center is an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans. Apply at www.communityreachcenter.org

CRC benefits package: medical insurance, health savings accounts, dental, vision, mail-order prescriptions, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, employer paid short and long-term disability insurance, employer matching 401(k), generous PTO plan, EAP, and flex spending accounts.

* Bonus dependent on licensure/schooling and will be prorated based on FT/PT employment

Schedule(s) available

Full Time:

* 40 hours M-F (4-10's or 5/8's)

Part Time


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