Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: May 14, 2022
The RN Nights Supervisor will be responsible for assessing clients
in an inpatient/residential drug and alcohol detoxification program
and administering medication and nursing care to admitted
Performing, completing, and validating assessments, utilizing
proper grammar, spelling, and complete sentences without using
Informing personnel (i.e. UR, psychiatry, dietician) of new
admissions when appropriate.
Administering and documenting vital signs, CIWAs, COWS, fall
assessments/precautions, seizure precautions, suicidal/homicidal
assessments, nutritional assessments, pain scales, fall assessments
anxiety scales, craving scales, standard and infection control
Observation, documentation, audit functions, education, and record
keeping of all observed/inventoried/destroyed/prescribed
Assessment of patients with addiction and mental health conditions,
and assisting in ascertaining clinical medication management with
other Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Nurse
Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychiatrist, and Medical
Administering medications via oral, sublingual, inhalation,
auricular, topical, vaginal, and rectal routes and performing
scheduled and PRN vitals as appropriate.
Entering medication orders into the electronic medical record.
Manages the Medication Administration Record, documenting
administration, efficacy, and first response.
Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population,
across continuum of care.
Collaborates with staff in assessing patient, family age-specific
nursing needs and develops plan of care for complex high-risk
Provide assistance to Utilization Review in communicating pertinent
Designs teaching programs for patients/families and provides
assistance to staff in program implementation.
Work closely with medical staff to provide education and counseling
for clients and other organizational health care providers on
optimal use of medicines (e.g., proper use, avoidance of over
Provide nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based
on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation.
Direct patient care, including the reporting of observed changes in
mental status and/or physical condition, response to emergencies,
Documents nursing incidents and medication errors.
Oversees the medication management system that include but not
limited to; medication planning, storage, ordering and
transcribing, administration, monitoring and evaluation.
Verifies the integrity of and controls medications brought into the
organization by the client, their families, and licensed
Ensures to use the utmost of care in protecting the confidentiality
of client records in accordance with state and federal laws.
Understands and adheres to DBH (Discovery Behavioral Health)
compliance standards as they appear in DBH's Corporate Compliance
Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and DBH regulations,
laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or
Performs other duties and tasks as required
Must be graduate of an approved Registered Nursing program with a
current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing or Compact
Licensure as approved to work in the state of Texas.
Preferred: Experienced as a staff nurse preferably in the field of
chemical dependency and/or behavioral health. Experienced as a
Current Basic Life Support certification
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free
workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national
For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at
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