This Registered Nurse (RN) will work within the Therapeutic Respite Program for Youth which provides therapeutic respite services in a 16-bed unit to children and youth between the ages of 5 and 17 years old. This RN will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to support children who are at risk of crisis but do not meet the criteria for hospitalization. Nursing will be provided around and with the assistance of support staff who work alongside the team.
This Nursing position performs responsible professional nursing work or professional administrative nursing work in the assigned location. This position is responsible for the care and treatment of individuals in accordance with accepted professional, legal and ethical nursing standards.
Primary responsibilities include medication monitoring and administration, individual assessments, laboratory collections and interpretation of lab results, individual and family education regarding medications, health and nutrition, mental illness, and substance use.
This position may also be responsible for giving injections, administering urine drug screens, and performing genetic testing swabs.
The RN is responsible for adhering to all agency policies and procedures. This Nurse will be under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and the Program Director. This RN must possess an ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills.
Location: Round Rock
Salary: $56.41 -$68.66/hr
1.00/hour – Psych Certification
.75/hour – Bilingual
Up to 3.50/hour – Previous crisis experience
Up to 2.00/hour – Previous community center experience
Up to 5.00/hour – tenure with BTCS
$6.00/hour Overnight Weekends
|Minimum Qualifications: 1. Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas with at least 1-year recent nursing experience.
2. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team.
3. Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
5. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. ANCC Psychiatric/Mental Health Certification or CARN certification
2. Experience working with children in psychiatric settings, with individuals with developmental disabilities, substance use disorders and or primary care needs
3. Bilingual in Spanish
|$56.41 - 68.66/hr
|Open until filled