SandyPines is a 149 bed Residential Psychiatric Facility servicing children and adolescents ages 5 to 17. The facility is located in beautiful sub-tropical South Florida and is nestled beside Jonathan Dickinson Sate Park which creates a rustic, roomy outdoor atmosphere. SandyPines is at the county line of both Palm Beach and Martin Counties and is just minutes away from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing medical and psychiatric primary care coordination for child and adolescent residents, as well as implement a collaborative care plan as prescribed by the physician and treatment team; provide medical management and assessment of residents; while providing a consistently therapeutic milieu.
Full time hourly working 36 hours a week, and may at times require additional hours or overtime.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conducts intake assessments through interviews with residents and families for admissions.
Plans and provides nursing care for residents.
Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for residents and with all team members to ensure a therapeutic environment and trauma-informed care.
Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.
Educates residents and guardians about psychiatric and medical diagnoses
Arranges further medical attention when necessary.
Assists the residents in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment.
Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and residents.
Monitors vital signs.
Documents resident information in medical charts and follows physician's written orders.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient treatments, immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping.
Performs administrative assignments such as filing, answering phones, typing, and completing notes in the computer system