This position performs professional nursing duties as assigned in a 4 bed Detoxification Unit under the leadership of the Director of Residential Nursing and the Crisis Services Program Director. This Registered Nurse (RN) must possess strong knowledge of the principals, methods, and practices of working with individuals with psychiatric and mental health, medical diagnoses, substance use disorders and detoxification of substances.
Responsibilities include nursing triage and assessment upon admission, medication administration and monitoring, education regarding diagnosis, providing RN training and delegation to support staff within the center. The RN will assess and complete nursing care plans and will communicate findings with the physician, nurse practitioner, behavioral health staff and treatment team.
This RN must have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations. Tasks and documentation of services are provided in accordance with accepted legal and ethical nursing standards.
This RN will work a 7A-7P or 7P-7A, 12-hour day shift with rotating weekends and the ability to create their block schedule.
This RN will also be cross trained at the Crisis Respite Unit and the Diversion Center.
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Credentials||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 working with individuals with substance use disorders,
experience in an inpatient and hospital medical setting and or detoxification unit.
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
6. Experience working with OSAR and SUD programs
1. ANCC Psychiatric/Mental Health Certification or CARN certification
2. 3+ years’ experience working with individuals in an inpatient psychiatric setting, inpatient medical
detoxification unit, or emergency room experience.
3. Bilingual in Spanish
4. Experience working with OSAR and SUD programs
|Closing Date||Open until filled|