Prelude Behavioral Services

Iowa City, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Healthcare
Prelude Behavioral Services is a CARF accredited organization that provides residential substance abuse treatment to adults in the Iowa City area. We are seeking a driven Nurse who can provide a high level of professionalism and quality patient care.

We offer a knowledgeable Nurse the opportunity to utilize their clinical skills and professional judgment in an autonomous work environment. We work with adult patients that can perform their own activities of daily living without assistance which allows our focus to be centered on conducting physical assessments, triaging medical concerns, and connecting patients with the right internal and external professionals to help guide their recovery.

In this role, the Nurse will provide nursing services and consultation for residential, half-way, and detoxification patients. In addition, the Nurse:

  • Ensures direct physical care is provided to patients from admission to discharge
  • Performs initial physical and psychological assessments for patients by conducting patient interviews
  • Ensures necessary direct physical care is provided to detoxification patients in accordance with medical protocols
  • Assists clinical staff in the development of applicable treatment assessments and strategies based on individual needs of each patient, and coordinates appropriate level of care placement in partnership with clinical staff
  • Works with physician to coordinate care and services
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician
  • Maintains timely and accurate medical records

Ideal candidates are gifted multi-taskers interested in working as part of an interdisciplinary team. Candidates must have valid Registered Nurse or LPN in Iowa and two years of related experience in the area of substance abuse or psychiatric treatment is preferred. Available shifts for this position are Monday-Friday, 6a-6p.

If you are interested in the opportunity to have an impact on the adults we serve and to play an integral role in ensuring a positive recovery experience for our patients, we invite you to apply.

Prelude Behavioral Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabilities

Job ID: 68094

Posted 26 days ago

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