Registered Nurse - Psychiatric - RN
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Registered Nurse - Psychiatric - RN
Ref No.: 17-00024
Location: Butner, North Carolina
Start Date: 01/19/2017
RN - Registered Nurse - Psychiatric
Lucrative Travel Assignments

The Community - Butner, NC
Located in southern Granville County, the Town of Butner offers its residents a high quality of life. This is attributed to its rich history in agriculture and its role in World War II. With a strong vision for the future, Butner offers the ideals of small town living with the ease of being just minutes from the Triangle. Located less than twenty minutes from Durham with easy access to I-85, Butner invites you to experience the opportunities in employment, recreation and housing offered here.

RJ Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC)
R.J. Blackley is one of  three state operated North Carolina Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers (ADATCs) specifically designed to provide inpatient treatment, psychiatric stabilization and medical detoxification for individuals with substance use and other co-occurring mental health diagnoses to prepare for ongoing community based treatment and recovery.

Position Overview (duties include but are not limited to)
The Registered Nurse (RN) is to provide comprehensive patient care both directly and indirectly to patients at the RJ Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC). The priority of the nurse is safety for the patients and staff, and safety of the environment. The Nurse may be assigned to a primary ward, however cross training is required, and nurses float from ward to ward as dictated by the needs of the patients, the skills of the staff members for the particular shift, and at times to provide continuity for a nurse who is working overtime.
  • Assessing the patient, planning care (Nursing Care Plans).
  • Implementing care and evaluating of care provided.
  • Facilitate educational and supportive groups.
  • Provide individual/group education related to specific disease processes, preventive health, medication usage.
  • Day to day direction of Health Care Technicians assigned to the ward and participates in the evaluation of HCTs assigned to the primary ward.
  • Designated person in charge and will direct interventions in a crisis.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted North Carolina or Compact state license.
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year psychiatric RN experience.
  • Must have current BLS/CPR and/or ACLS certification as required.
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