Registered Nurse - Facility Based Crisis Program, Greensboro

 

Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Then Alexander Youth Network is the place for you!

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services
  • Community-based Programs
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Residential Treatment

In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.

To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.

What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is seeking Registered Nurses for their brand new, state-of-the-art Facility Based Crisis program  in Guilford County opening Spring of 2021. We are looking for passionate, skilled, and dedicated Nursing staff to become part of our diverse team and provide day-to-day opportunities which support and guide individuals in achieving personal goals for maximum living. Full time, 12 hour shifts; Day and Evening schedules available.

The RN staff will monitor the milieu and all restrictive interventions to ensure the safety and welfare of FBC clients.  They will manage medication, medical treatments, observe clients for any health status changes, coordinate emergent care and transport, and collaborates with the team  to ensure each client's essential well-child healthcare needs are met during their placement in the FBC. The RN explains procedures and treatments to clients to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension through awareness of comfort and safety needs of client. Must demonstrates punctuality, dependability and on-call availability to work additional shifts as needed.

The Facility-Based Crisis program is a 16 bed inpatient service for children and adolescents that provides an alternative to hospitalization for youth presenting with escalated behavior due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder who require treatment in a 24-hour residential facility.  Facility-Based Crisis is an intensive short term, medically supervised service provided in a physically secure setting.  It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with an expected length of stay of five to seven days. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Valid and current RN, NC licensure. Must meet Qualified Professional status with at least four years experience with the population served plus One year crisis experience. Proficiency in MS Office applications

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Long Term Care Benefits
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Agency provided Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities