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Prelude Behavioral Services Nurse in Iowa City, Iowa

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 Nurse that demonstrates a high level of professionalism and commitment to providing quality patient care. This position is eligible for benefits and would be scheduled for Tues/Wed/Thurs 06-1800.Prelude offers our nurses the opportunity to utilize their clinical skills and professional judgment in an autonomous work environment. As work with adult patients that can perform their own activities of daily living without assistance, this 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 dischargePerforms initial physical and psychological assessments for patients by conducting patient interviewsEnsures necessary direct physical care is provided to detoxification patients in accordance with medical protocolsAssists 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 staffWorks with physician to coordinate care and servicesAdministers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physicianMaintains timely and accurate medical recordsRequirementsIdeal candidates are gifted multi-taskers interested in working as part of an interdisciplinary team. Candidates must have valid Registered Nurse or LPN in Iowa. This position requires a valid driver's license, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check.Salary and BenefitsCandidateis pay will be commensurate with experience and education. Benefit eligible employees receive a full suite of benefits that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k with a company match.

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