Detox Nurse (RN or LPN): Nights

Website Valley Hope of Atchison

Saving lives, together!

Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Full-Time (5:30pm – 6:00am)

At Valley Hope of Atchison, the work of every team member matters. The work we do every day saves lives and builds hope for the future. Valley Hope of Atchison, located just northwest of Kansas City, has provided residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment services since 1972.

Our work is mission-driven, supported by a strong culture of teamwork and a compassionate environment that is the foundation of the Valley Hope organization.

Come join our team and see for yourself why we had the highest employment satisfaction score throughout all of Valley Hope!

Per CMS Interim Rule, all Valley Hope employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical/religious exemption.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

    • Licensed as a Nurse to practice in the state of employment.

 

    • Associate’s degree in nursing required for RN applicants

 

    • Work experience in substance abuse treatment industry is preferred.

 

    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications

 

Shift Differentials:

    • Night: $5.00

 

    • Weekend Night: $5.50

 

    • Weekend Day: $1.00

 

BENEFITS:

    • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance

 

    • Tuition Assistance – Up to $10K annually; $45K maximum benefit

 

    • Student Loan Repayment

 

    • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible Employer

 

    • 8 Paid Holidays (Including 1 Personal Holiday)

 

    • PTO – Up to 25 Days per year based on years of service

 

    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match

 

    • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts

 

    • Employee Assistance Program

 

    • Supplemental Insurance

 

    • And much more!

 

JOB SUMMARY:

    • Executes prescribed treatments and medication interventions as established for each patient.

 

    • Conducts detox admissions and provides patient care during patient detoxification process including pre-screening of patients, obtaining physical assessment data and health history, administering detox treatment plans, and monitoring of patient.

 

    • Follows established policies and procedures for all medical emergencies (i.e., convulsions, suicides, Delirium Tremens, etc.).

 

    • Maintains a safe and sanitary environment applying infection control techniques and universal precautions.

 

    • Adheres to all policies and procedures regarding patient information protection and HIPPA.

 

    • Assists with detox admissions and provides patient care support during patient detoxification process including pre-screening of patients, obtaining physical assessment data and health history, administering detox treatment plans, and monitoring of patient.

 

    • Records treatment activities and patient observations in patient records accurately and timely; completes paperwork requirements as needed in an accurate and timely manner.

 

    • Communicates with nursing supervisors, nursing staff, and clinical staff regarding patients’ treatment and status.

 

    • Oversees non-licensed nursing staff as instructed by and under the direction of the facility Nursing Director.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

    • Residential treatment facility setting; requires walking throughout the facility.

 

2 WAYS TO APPLY:

1. Visit our career site: www.valleyhope.org/careers  and search for this opportunity                                     OR
2. Send resume to employment@valleyhope.org