Ridgeview Institute

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Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health

Nursing | Smyrna, GA | Full Time

Job Description

Ridgeview Institute is currently recruiting for dynamic Registered Nurse's.  


Provides general nursing care to patients in health care facility by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, and understanding.
  • Responsible for tracking per Ridgeview policy.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Provider of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Provider and/or health center policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                             

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Sign-On Bonus:

  • $2500


  • Employee Only Medical, Company Paid
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus
  • Multiple Shifts Available