Looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and professionally?
The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is South Carolina's leader in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder services. Conveniently located off of I-85 at exit 56 in Greer, our team of 300+ high-quality employees describe working here as "like family," "supportive," and "life-changing." Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is meaning in this work and that's why many of our employees say they found their calling at The Carolina Center. Find out more at www.thecarolinacenter.com.
We are currently looking for PRN (as needed) Registered Nurses to join our team of dedicated professionals.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: To deliver quality patient care to adult, adolescent and geriatric patients who may need psychiatric, or chemical dependency related treatment.
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Attends Mandatory Training
Assists patients who are prone to fall when walking or sitting.
Participate in restraint and seclusion of patients when required.
Push patients in wheelchairs when required.
Administers patient medications prescribed by physician.
Assists dietary staff in identifying patients on special diets and assuring patients' compliance with dietary orders.
Completes nursing assessment.
Updates treatment care plans.
Participates in treatment planning: (a) helps identify patients' problems, needs and strengths; (b) suggesting modifications to treatment plan based on observations of patients' behavior; (c) providing input into discharge planning
Participate in implementing patients' treatment plans by; (a) monitoring patients' progress; (b) communicating information regarding patients' behavior to other members of treatment team; (c) maintains communication with patient, family members and referral sources in patient's interest; (d) facilitates or co-facilitates didactic groups, community meetings, psychoeducation groups, or drug or alcohol education groups; (e) encouraging and facilitating patients' participation in therapeutic activities; (f) supervising patients to ensure their safety and their involvement in treatment; (g) providing input during shift report.
Accompany patients as assigned.
Help maintain the therapeutic milieu on the unit, including, but not limited to, facilitation of community meetings.
Maintain patient, program, department and related documentation.
Maintains a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for patients.
Maintains desirable pattern of attendance, punctuality, and productivity.
Supports facility service excellence standards.
Complies with facility safety, infection control and security program.
Collect and analyze patient data
Develop a comprehensive outline of care to be delivered to attain expected outcomes
Develop and attain nursing department goals and objectives
Assess for pain in adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and either administer the appropriate treatment for the level of pain, or communicate assessment to appropriate staff, as well as educate the patient about the pain and treatment.
OTHER JOB DUTIES:
Orient new patients to unit program and milieu.
Carry out general nursing care assistance, appropriate to the patient population as assigned.
Carry out clerical and administrative assignment to support patient care and department and organization operations.
Participates in activities which enhance development of professional knowledge and skills.
Demonstrates conduct in keeping with CCBH's ethical standards.