Detroit Behavioral Institute
2 yrs required
Detroit, MI, United States
We offer a superior benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life, STD and LTD insurances in addition to 401K.
Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and be a Registered Nurse with a license in the state of Michigan.
Responsible for passing and documentation of all medications, in accordance to DBI- Capstone Academy’s Medication Dispensing Procedure and Policy.
Closely monitor all youth with special medical conditions.
Work closely with the pharmacy to ensure that all medications are received in a timely manner.
Work with the therapists to get all medical/medication consents signed by parent/guardians in a timely manner.
Schedule all doctor, vision, immunization, specialty, physical therapy, surgical, tests and appointments.
Assist all physicians when they are in the building- including the psychiatrist, medical doctor, dentist, podiatrist and gynecologist. Follow up on all orders by doctors.
Follow up on all lab and test results. Notify the doctor, document in the resident’s chart, notify the therapist and/or parent/guardian if appropriate.
Keep track of all psychiatric evaluations, updated psychiatric evaluations and medication reviews. Ensure that all youth are having their appropriate appointments with the psychiatrist and that the CMO/DHS/therapist are receiving the appropriate information.
Attend multi-disciplinary meetings for all new residents. Responsible for explaining the benefits and risks for medications to all who are present.
Maintain medical records for each youth.
Complete a Nursing Assessment within 7 business days of admission for each new resident.
Complete an Admission and Discharge Body Audit Scan and complete the Body Audit form.
Assess the status of residents’ during the following situations and provide appropriate first aid, medical interventions and complete a Body Audit form:
* Physical restraints
* Physical injuries
* Suicide attempts
* Self harming behaviors (cutting, hitting head on the wall, etc.)
* Medical emergencies (seizures, sports injuries, etc.), including those requiring a visit to the emergency room or hospital. Contact the CMO/DHS and parent/guardian for all medical emergencies. Complete an Incident Report for all medical emergencies.
* Complete a pre-natal assessment on all expectant mothers. Monitor all identified problems, schedule all pre-natal appointments, do teachings on each phase of pregnancy and tests that will be performed on the resident. If appropriate, provide teaching and recourse material to parents/guardian/staff.
Language - Spanish
Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare or related field.
2 years: Juvenile Behavioral Health (preferred)
Licenses & Certifications
Lic Practical Nurse
Detroit Behavioral Institute
Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy provides male and female teens, ages 12-19, exceptional treatment for behavioral issues and mental health disorders. Our goal at Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy is to ensure each young person that walks through our doors receives the highest level of care from caring specialists in a supportive environment.