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Residential RN for Recovery - Lakewood

Lakewood, CO 80228

Posted: 06/27/2024 Job Types: Temp To Perm Category: Nursing Job Number: 2 Pay Rate: $45/hr Position / Certification: Registered Nurse Specialty: Psych State / Search: Colorado

Job Description

WSi is currently seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) for an esteemed client located in Lakewood, CO.

The Registered Nurse will provide on-site nursing and attendant care to adolescents enrolled in The Center’s Youth Residential Recovery program in Lakewood, Colorado. The RN will be responsible for delivering direct care, nursing services, and medication administration to adolescents aged between 13 and 18.5 who are undergoing substance use disorder treatment.

Position Details:

  • Full-Time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday, with either 4 ten-hour shifts or 5 eight-hour shifts

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care, nursing services, and medication administration to residents as per program regulations and individual treatment plans, including the collection of medical specimens.
  • Conduct patient assessments for new admissions.
  • Administer medications safely and accurately, documenting all medications received and/or refused.
  • Offer nursing support by acting as the “on-call” RN for the Youth residential unit when necessary. 
  • Prepare discharge summaries and instructions, encompassing medication management, interpretation of laboratory values, follow-up provider appointments, and other relevant information. Communicate these discharge instructions to parents/guardians and address any questions they may have.
  • Provide ongoing direct care, nursing services, and medication administration to clients in accordance with program regulations and individual treatment plans, including the collection of medical specimens.


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply today!

Job Requirements

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:

  • The candidate must have graduated from an accredited nursing school and hold a current Colorado or compact RN license.
  • Candidates must possess and maintain current BLS certification.
  • Compliance with all internal training and licensing requirements must be maintained at all times.
  • Strong assessment skills across various fields are preferred, though not mandatory.
  • Proficiency in critical thinking, problem-solving, and excellent documentation skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of ASAM is required.
  • Experience with EMR systems, specifically Avatar, is preferred.
  • Experience in substance use services is required.
  • Experience working with youth is required.

Additional Information

About WSi Healthcare Personnel

Winner of Clearly Rated's ‘Best in Staffing for Talent’ for 4-years in a row! (2020 - 2023) - WSi has been committed to providing complete job placement services in healthcare to the western region since 1988 while providing the best for both our candidates and clients. 

Due to the outstanding placement services, pay rates, and opportunities, healthcare professionals trust their careers to WSi. Contact WSi Healthcare Personnel today for more information on how you can join our esteemed team of healthcare professionals.


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Even if you are not currently needing assistance, if you know of other qualified healthcare workers seeking employment opportunities please pass on my contact information. Once they become active and have worked at least 40 hours on our payroll, we will send you a $250 referral bonus. There is no limit to the number of people you can refer.


WSi Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also a Drug-Free Workplace and will require all candidates to submit to a pre-employment screening test prior to employment.  Should you need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process, please contact us for assistance.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jordan Rasmussen

Jordan works as a Recruiter with WSi, and has been in the industry for just over a year, specializing in Northern Nursing. Her favorite part of working at WSi Healthcare Personnel is that every single day is different and exciting, and she loves the relationships that recruiters get to build with healthcare workers. Contact Jordan to talk about several quality career opportunities! 

WSi Healthcare Personnel staffs over 30 medical positions ranging from Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistants, Therapists, Pharmacists, Radiology and Nursing.

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