Delphi Health Group

  • Registered Nurse

    Job Locations US-MD-Linthicum
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 1:13 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Registered Nurses (RN) needed for night shifts (7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) and every other weekend for Maryland House Detox, a new facility located outside of Baltimore.   

    RN's with a Maryland Board of Nursing License.


    The primary function of this position is to provide direct patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation from admission through transfer or discharge. The Registered Nurse works with the interdisciplinary team to provide evidence-based best practices, high quality patient care and safety, and provides direct supervision to the nurses and behavioral health technicians.




    • Working proficiency of the corporate process involving intake, treatment stay and discharge
    • Working knowledge of phone, messaging, and scheduling system
    • General understanding and proficiency with intake information and registration forms
    • Filing and maintaining medical records both in paper and electronic form
    • Preparing and presenting statistical outcome and progress reports
    • Oversee and maintain the scheduling and assignment for all nursing personnel; RN, LPN and BHT
    • Oversee clinical performance and provide feedback and evaluation
    • Ensure personnel maintain trainings as necessary and comply with all corporate policies and regulatory standards
    • Monitor proficiency of nursing personnel and identify necessary training needs
    • Collect data and prepare reports for submission to organizational and regulatory compliance committees
    • May attend management meetings as indicated
    • Assist Nursing Supervisor with Pharmacy procurement, storage, handling, patient administration and reconciliation ledgers and documentation of patient medications
    • Assist Nursing supervisor with maintenance of Emergency and Stock Medications Inventory and report errant or expired stock/use, discrepancies and/or medication errors to Nursing Supervisor



    • Will maintain appropriate patient care assignment
    • Measuring and recording vital signs both in paper and electronic form
    • Measuring and recording COWS and CIWA withdraw assessments
    • Recording patient information per clinician in paper and electronic form
    • Providing patient education including but not limited to office policies, medications, management of diseases, and special diets
    • Participating in community health education including Naloxone and other related behavioral health and substance use topics, when requested


    Required Qualifications, Certifications and Experience   



    • Bachelor’s Degree with (3) years of experience, preferred
    • Associate Degree with (4) years of experience; (1) year experience must be within Behavioral Health.
    • Must have active unrestricted RN licensure in Maryland.
    • Must have state approved BLS Certification, Healthcare Provider Level.
    • Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent
    • decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal objectively with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the public.
    • Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team member with other employees.
    • Critical thinking, decisive judgement and the ability to function independently with minimal supervision in a fast pace environment
    • Ability to provide clear written and verbal communication with clients and staff and outside visitors
    • Maintain and promote the philosophy of a patient-centered preferences approach when identifying and addressing all patient needs, including family when indicated
    • Will participate as a contributing member of the multidisciplinary team when addressing all aspects of patient care, treatment, and services
    • Oversee aspects of clinical care provided by the LPN and BHT
    • Maintain open communication with the medical team regarding patient status, and any changes observed requiring medical intervention beyond scope of practice or expertise.
    • Complies with all organization policies and procedures, including HIPPA guidelines, OSHA standards, and all regulatory standards.
    • May attend clinical executive level management meetings as required
    • Maintain current knowledge of best practices for the care, treatment, and services of substance use disorder, associated co-morbidities, and impact on the provision of nursing care.


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