Registered Nurse PRN - FBC - Greensboro, NC

The RN staff to promote consistency and reliability of care, assists in the development of policies and procedures, assists in ensuring compliance with Joint Commission and other regulatory standards. The Registered Nurse will monitor the milieu and all restrictive interventions to ensure the safety and welfare of FBC clients.  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; provide healthcare education to their FBC Treatment Team members, clients, family members and other agency programs as needed, i.e. Medication Administration and Blood Borne Pathogen/Infection Control. Applies knowledge of child growth and development as it relates to the Neuro-sequential Handle with Care; explains procedures and treatments to clients to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension through awareness of comfort and safety needs of client; demonstrates punctuality, dependability and on-call availability to work additional shifts; The Register Nurse remains flexible to alter core scheduling when unexpected scheduling needs arise within the department and will be included in ratio when the need arises.    

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Valid and current RN, NC licensure. plus one year crisis experience. Proficiency in MS Office applications

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

N.C. Board of Nursing - Registered Nurse; Valid NC or SC Driver's License 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

RN staff is frequently required to be outdoors to meet client needs.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee must frequently move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.