Registered Nurse, Dual Diagnosis

Visiting Nurse & Health Services   Manchester, CT   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on September 16, 2022

Registered Nurse, Dual Diagnosis – Night – Full-Time-36 Hours POSITION SUMMARY: 

Utilizing the nursing process, provides high quality direct and indirect patient centered  care. Coordinates patient care by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary  team. Communicates, as appropriate, the patient’s clinical condition, responding quickly and accurately  to changes in condition or response to treatment. Responsible for creating and maintaining a safe,  structured and therapeutic milieu, with age-specific behavioral management practices. Demonstrates  knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to  provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Promotes the profession of nursing and  professional practice through collegial support and interactions. Reports to the Clinical Coordinator.  Creates a caring and compassionate environment through Core Values of Teamwork, Respect, and  Communication. 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: 

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing and have a current Registered Nurse  license with the state of Connecticut.  

Must have certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) upon hire and maintain clinical  competency during employment with ECHN in this role.  

Must be trained in PMT and de-escalation techniques, as prescribed by ECHN, and receive  certification within 6 months of hire into the role. 

COMPETENCIES: 

Must be able to communicate effectively using the English language in both verbal and writing  situations.  

Must possess basic computer skills. 

Must be capable of taking swift and efficient action, including patient restraint when responding  to patient emergency codes.