Adolescent Behavioral Health Nurse

San Martin, California 95135

18-04-2022

  • Full time 
  • Part time
  • $$105,000/per year

Job Description

Embark Behavioral Health is a prestigious mental health care company serving adolescents suffering from depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation. We have opened a short-term residential program in San Martin, CA and Embark is in great need of skilled nurses to aid our teens suffering from these diagnosis.  Our residential center is on a located on a beautiful vineyard with an extremely welcoming staff and children in great need of your help. You can only move up in this company! We are offering a $5000 sign on bonus! 
Please help us make a difference. 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
  • Respond to reports of pain or sickness as they arise and assess the student.
  • Determine when a student is to be placed on sick bed due to illness or pain.
  • Accompany students to clinic or hospital should the situation arise; communicate findings to the students' parents and to the Clinical Director.
  • Check the vital signs and weight of students as assigned.
  • Accurately disperse student medications and make record in the Medication Administration Record.
  • Count and track narcotics every shift.
  • Monitor students in regard to mood, behavior and affect, and then chart the findings. (Particularly when a student is starting a new medication.)
  • Communicate any pertinent medical information to the Treatment Team and the Psychiatrist either verbally or in written form.
  • Assist night watch staff with care of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
  • Knowledge of standard medical terminology and technique.
  • Knowledge of legal charting procedure and requirements.
  • Knowledge of medications and procedure for medication administration.
  • Knowledge of company policies and practices.
  • Skill in using nursing tools and equipment (e.g., needles, thermometers, diagnostic tests, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, etc.)
  • Skill in assessing the physical condition of the students.
  • Skill in communicating medical situations accurately to students, parents, and co-workers.
  • Ability to use word processing software and to navigate networks.
  • Experience or knowledge of health insurance submission processes.
  • Ability to check vital signs.
Education And Experience

The position requires a nursing license (LPN or LVN), a driver license, and current CPR certification. Nursing experience is required.

About Embark Behavioral Health

Company Info
(408)209-1527

San Martin, CA, United States

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