RN/LPN 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift

October Road
Duncansville, PA, US
Sep 01, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

Multiple shifts- please include what shift you are interested in on your resume.

Responsibilities include: Properly instructs and guides Behavioral Health Technicians in client care responsibilities and assignments. Orientation of new employees to unit specific policies and procedures, positive and offers constructive feedback and direction to students/interns on the unit, conveys accurate information in supportive and courteous manner to unit nursing and tech staff. Seeks out supervision and direction from physician, completion of nursing assessments-under the direction of the Supervisor, transfers, discharges, treatment plans, progress notes, medication reconciliation, medication administration, vitals, knowledge of detox protocols, assisting medical doctor as needed, provide medical lectures. Report any unusual occurrences to nurse supervisor/program director promptly, ensure room assignments are appropriate to clients needs, attend and actively participate in departmental staff meetings. Maintain medical equipment in proper working order; maintain confidentiality and proper boundaries, other duties as assigned.

Principal Results Expected: (What performance goals do you expect for this position)

Able to effectively meet the needs of the client, positive relationships with internal and external customers and contributing to the success of the corporation.

Profile: (Knowledge/Professional/Technical Competencies)

Strong background in D&A and Co-occurring Disorders, knowledge of HIPAA laws, Confidentiality, state licensing regulations, CPR, AED and First Aide, other trainings as required.


Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. Awareness and understanding of regulating bodies (CARF, Office of Mental Health, DDAP).

Preferred Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Team builder, ability to drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, multitasker, decisive, excellent problem-solving/trouble-shooting skills, teacher, cooperative within the team framework.

Other (education level, level of computer skills, etc.)

Current RN/LPN license in state of practice.

Company Description

October Road, Inc.

Founded in 2006 in response to a growing need for high-quality, consumer-driven recovery services, October Road provides mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults in five counties surrounding the Asheville, NC area.

October Road treatment philosophy focuses on integrated care models, recovery-oriented systems of care, and proven, evidence-based treatment, as well as a strong belief in the potential for people to grow and create positive change in their lives.


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