RN Registered Nurse - RTC - Chicago, Illinois - NurseRecruiter.com

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Chicago , Illinois, 60626

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The Registered Nurse consults with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions are achieved. The RN meets with each resident, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication. The RN is responsible for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility Administrator as needed.


Completing H&P upon admission for each client
Developing and initiating the Nursing Care Plan
Providing clear and complete client documentation
Implementing Physician Orders
Availability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frame
Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately
Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment
Providing assessments of medical problems
Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification
Meeting with each client, completing a daily assessment, taking vital signs and administering all prescription medication
Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reporting information to the Nurse Administrator, Program Director and Facility
Contributing insightful, practical, and meaningful information to the treatment planning process
Directing residents in a clear, concise, and informative matter
Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and having strong knowledge of professional ethics
Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude

We are looking to fill both full-time and part-time positions at one of our residential programs.

Job Requirements

RN license from the applicable state is required
Mental health nursing experience is a plus
Must have knowledge of JCAHO & State regulatory requirements
Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice
Must demonstrate knowledge of Axis I diagnosis and symptoms
Must demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and use
Able to take vital signs, provide first aid, and perform basic evaluation procedures and tests


Chicago, Illinois , 60626

Employment Type



Discovery Behavioral Health

Date Posted

Sep 9th, 2021

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