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Youth Residential Recovery - Residential (RN) - Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, CO 80228

Posted: 06/05/2024 Job Types: Temp To Perm Category: Nursing Job Number: 3 Pay Rate: $45/hr Position / Certification: Registered Nurse Specialty: Psych State / Search: Colorado

Job Description

WSi is currently searching for a Registered Nurse (RN) for one of our amazing clients in Lakewood, CO. 

The RN provides on-site nursing and attendant care to adolescents residing in The Center’s Youth Residential Recovery program located in Lakewood, Colorado. The RN will provide direct care, nursing services, and medication administration to adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18.5 participating in substance use disorder treatment.

This job is:

  • Full-Time - 40 hours a week
  • M-F - either 4 10s or 5 8s 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities but not limited to: 

  • Provide direct care, nursing services and medication administration to residents as prescribed by program regulations, and/or individual treatment plan, including collecting medical specimens. 
  • Performs patient assessments for new admissions. 
  • Administer medications in a safe, error-free manner. Document all medications received and/or refused.
  • Provide nursing support, acting as “on-call” RN to the residential unit when necessary. Nurse will use appropriate resources for triaging calls such as; Pediatric Telephone Protocol manual and on-call medical provider when necessary. 
  • Prepare discharge summary and instructions, including; medication management, laboratory values and their significance to treatment, follow-up provider appointments, etc.  Communicate the discharge instructions to the parents/guardians and answer any questions as needed.   
  • Provide direct care, nursing services and medication administration to clients as prescribed by program regulations, and/or individual treatment plan, including collecting medical specimens.




If interested, please apply today!


Job Requirements

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Experience: 

  • The employee must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing and hold a current Colorado or compact RN license.  
  • Employees must hold and maintain current BLS certification. 
  • Employees must stay up to date on all internal training and licensing requirements at all times. 
  • Strong assessment skills in various fields are preferred but not required.
  • Critical thinking skills, problem-solving, and excellent documentation skills are a must. 
  • Knowledge of ASAM. 
  • Experience with EMR - Avatar is preferred. 
  • Experience in substance use services
  • Experience with Youth 

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.


Referral Bonus Program
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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