JOB SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse supervises, and monitors nursing activities performed by all nursing personnel and cooperates and interacts with other departments and nursing units in the facility. This position is responsible for the medication administration, review and approval of all nursing assessments and nursing documentation.
Spilt time at dual locations - (1) facility in Yucca Valley and (1) facility in Victorville
Graduation from an accredited school of registered nursing, required.
Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
One (1) year experience with SED clients or 40 hours on the job training.
One (1) year supervisory experience preferred.
License or Certification
Valid California RN license.
Ability to pass facility Medication Test within 30 days of employment.
Current CPR certification.
First Aid certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously emotionally disturbed clients, family’s other staff, physicians and the public.
Demonstrated team leadership skills.
Knowledge of medication administration, especially psychotropic meds and medical treatment.
Ability to visually and audibly assess client’s behavior and needs.
Ability to stand for long periods of time preparing and administering medications.
POTENTIAL JOB HAZARDS
Blood and Body Fluid Contact
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED
Demonstrated use CSI Training.
Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions