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RN, PRN

Department: Medical Services - Behavioral Care
Location: Pueblo, CO

Health Solutions is a premier wellness center focused on whole person care.  With almost 400 employees in Southern Colorado, you would be joining a mighty team of support and administrative staff, clinicians, physicians, nurses, and others in our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

We’re looking for a RN to work PRN at our Acute Treatment Unit at 1302 Chinook Lane and the Crestone Recovery Treatment Services at 41 Montebello Road in Pueblo.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a RN, PRN at the Acute Treatment Unit/Crestone Recovery Treatment Services you would be providing direct care to patients experiencing emotional crisis and serious psychiatric issues in an environment that is a less restrictive alternative to hospitalization. You would be conducting assessments, evaluating and managing medications, setting priorities for care, and leading your shift. You’d also have the distinct opportunity to work closely with a multidisciplinary team of Health Solutions professionals to serve individuals and groups. Specifically, the RN, PRN

  • Prepares and dispenses prescribed medications;
  • Ensures that all medications are securely maintained;
  • Maintains therapeutic milieu;
  • Conducts nursing assessments;
  • Provides therapeutic sessions as needed;
  • Keeps accurate records with 100% compliance with our standards;
  • Maintains competency and proficiency with the electronic health record and electronic prescribing;
  • Organizes and maintains medication records;
  • Calls in prescriptions and follows-up on refills;
  • Orders lab work and reviews as needed for immediate attention on the doctor's behalf;
  • Consults and works closely with treating medical professionals;
  • Leads the shift and assigns tasks to co-workers to insure the smooth operation of the shift;
  • Participates in the on call schedule with an assigned minimum number of shifts per month; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the program director within the scope of the position.

Health Solutions expects all staff to

  • Adapt to change in the workplace and use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity;
  • Take ownership of problems, brainstorm problem resolutions, use sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and then demonstrate consistent follow through;
  • Possess the job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions, and willingly assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work;
  • Inspire and model collaborative teamwork; and
  • Demonstrate accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility in customer service.

What We’re Looking For—The Must-Haves

  • Associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited academic institution
  • Current, valid license as a registered nurse in Colorado or any state participating in the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
  • Current, valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Access to reliable transportation during work hours
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds occasionally

What We’d Like to See in You—The Nice-to-Haves

  • Knowledge of psychiatric medication
  • Experience in a psychiatric/mental health setting
  • Electronic health records literate
  • Adept with electronic prescribing
  • Track record of working successfully as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in managed care environments
  • Spanish language skills

What You’ll Like About Us

  • Competitive pay:  $35.46-$38.57
  • Potential signing and retention bonus after successful completion of orientation
  • Employee recognition and celebrations
  • Warm and friendly work environment in which staff respect and learn from one another
  • Meaningful work with opportunities to serve our neighbors in Pueblo

Closing date:  Open until filled                                                                                                                                                EOE M/F

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