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A Crisis Center Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality individual care through the nursing process of risk assessment, admissions, discharges, administering medication, unit management, and crisis management on the Crisis Stabilization Unit. Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a 24 hour, 365 days a year short term medically monitored unit for the purpose of providing psychiatric stabilization and detoxification from drugs and alcohol. It serves as a first line community-based alternative to hospitalization. . Responsibilities Include: Complete all admission and discharge paperwork including nursing assessments on individuals with mental health/substance abuse symptoms exhibiting a state of crisis and needs with development of nursing care plans. Monitor all aspects of individual care, including diet and physical activity and report any concerns to the APRN and CSU Program Manager. Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in individuals\' conditions by observation using proper nursing care to the APRN and CSU Program Manager and document individual progress or lack of. Complete required daily shift notes for all individuals on CSU. Ensure all chart checks, CIWA, COWS, vitals are completed on the shift and all required logs (refrigerator, temperature logs) are updated on the shift. Transcribe orders if needed. Complete daily assignment sheet. Review/update BHL board to ensure accurate and complete census. Maintains stock of supplies in department. Provide education to individual and/or family in line with appropriate Release of Information. Provide education to individuals regarding treatment and aftercare individually. May facilitate groups and activities on the unit with the individuals. Assist with service-related compliance. Intervene, stabilize and manage acute crisis situations as needed. Consult with other outpatient site staff regarding individual\'s treatment. Assist in training co-staff in areas relating to service specialties as needed. Maintain confidentiality for all indirect/direct service in accordance with agency policies and HIPAA policies. Demonstrate competency for Blood Glucose Monitoring, Alcohol Breathalyzer, Urine Drug Screen, Pregnancy Test, and PPD skin tests.Ascend Community Staffing Partners, LLC does not discriminate with regard to employment, compensation, place of work, or promotion because of race, color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or national origin.English-Spanish bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements: Associate Degree in Nursing / Bachelors Preferred Ga. State licensed as a Registered Nurse Knowledge of assessing, plan for and provide basic nursing skills. preferred - One (1) year experience working in psychiatric inpatient/outpatient setting. Must be able to pass an intensive criminal background investigation. Pre-Employment and random drug screening