Registered Nurse
WIllowglen Academy-IL - Freeport, IL

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Registered Nurse-RN
Willowglen Academy-IL – Freeport, IL

Located in Freeport, IL Willowglen Academy is a Cognitive Behavioral Healthcare Organization (CBHC) providing 24/7 Residential Group Home, Educational, and Adult Day Program services. The Registered Nurse provides direct Medical/Nursing care and liaison services in coordination with the consumer’s Attending Clinicians.

The RN is a contributing member to the consumers/patients interdisciplinary team (CST). The population served are individuals diagnosed with Intellectual-Developmental Disabilities whom may also have Mental Illness and/or medical conditions that impact how the consumers think, feel, and behave. The RN provides CBHC nursing education, training, and supervision to consumers, direct care workers, parents, and other individuals as assigned. The Registered Nurse performs all nursing medical communication, coordination of external services with each consumer’s identified circle of supports throughout the consumer’s CBHC journey with our organization. This includes organizing and attending to onsite and offsite emergency medical interventions and routine medical, psychiatric and other specialty medical practices. Importantly, the RN serves a critical role during the debriefing process of CBHC crisis, medical and/or behavioral.

The Registered Nurse must be flexible to work a rotating on-call schedule with responsibilities to include evenings and weekends to meet the medical and cognitive behavioral needs of our individuals served.

Minimum Requirements: Current IL Registered Nurse License and two (2) years experience in a health care facility providing nursing services. Must have a valid IL Drivers License. Experience in therapeutic crisis intervention is desired. Must have strong clinical assessment skills.
Salary: RN- $23/hr-$25/hr DOE