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State of Georgia Registered Nurse 1 in Floyd, Georgia

The RN will be working in a Mental Health environment. RN will provide direct service to individuals, such as clinical nursing assessments, labs, injections, and medication management training.

Crisis stabilization services are a first-line alternative to hospitalization in state hospitals, providing psychiatric stabilization and detoxification for adults age 18 and over on a short-term basis. Highland Rivers has three crisis stabilization units (CSUs) that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as emergency receiving and evaluation facilities. The CSUs are available to residents of all 12 counties Highland Rivers serves.

  • Utilizes the multidisciplinary assessment to participate in the development of a comprehensive individualized service/recover plan.

  • Thoroughly completes and submits appropriate reporting forms to UM when due.

  • Completes all necessary documentation according to policy and procedure; ensures individuals meet eligibility criteria or refers to appropriate provider in the community.

  • Assists communication during scheduled doctors’ visits and assists with patient medications.

  • Responsible for keeping all charts in compliance to set standards.

  • Link and serve as advocate with other agencies to garner needed resources for individuals.

  • Provides assistance and support in crisis situations.

  • Ensures individuals are seen per utilization guidelines and per the designated frequency as stated on the treatment plan.

  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary treatment/recovery team meetings.

  • Maintains therapeutic professional boundaries when working with individuals and families.

Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse.

Job: *Healthcare

Organization: *Highland Rivers Community Service Board

Title: Registered Nurse 1

Location: GA-Floyd-Rome

Requisition ID: HEA05D8