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Psych Registered Nurse (RN) - Nights - Psychiatric

Company: Acadia Healthcare Inc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Psych Registered Nurse (RN) - NightsOverview

At Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital for Children, Teens & Adults, located in Chicago not far from Lake Michigan, we provide inpatient treatment for kids ages 5-17 and adults 18+. We are looking for passionate RN's to join our team here at Montrose and make a difference!

Day in the life of a Registered Nurse (RN) at Montrose Behavioral:

As an RN at Montrose Behavioral, your day-to-day will consist of completing shift reports, rounding in the milieu, monitoring meals/snacks, monitoring the milieu, medication administration, checking in with BHAs, following up on incidents, completing nursing assessments and treatment plans, ensure regulatory compliance, etc.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shifts: 12 Hour Shifts, Nights Available (7:00p - 7:00a)

EMR: WellSky

Montrose is growing and will be accepting adult patients at the end of November! Our 101-bed adult inpatient programming will be offered in three different units, separated by population and the type and severity of the patients' needs.

What we can offer you:

* 10,000 SOB for full-time positions!
* Night Shift Differenetial of $6/hr!
* Competitive hourly rate
* FREE Meals during your work hours, or at conclusion of shift!
* FREE Parking!
* PerkSpot! Our employee discount program for over 30,000 merchants!
* 100% Paid Psychiatric Training!
* Strong benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan



* Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
* Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Illinois or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirements
* One year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plus
* CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.




* Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.
* Develop and implement nursing care plans.
* Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
* Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
* Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
* Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.
* Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.
* Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.
* Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
* Accurately administer medications per ordered note.
* Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
* Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.
* Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
* Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
* Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare Inc, Chicago , Psych Registered Nurse (RN) - Nights - Psychiatric, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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