Registered Nurse(RN) - Full-Time


Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) Treatment Director the RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.

  • Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing residents
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment
    Completes all required documentation in a timely manner
  • Receives orders from mid-level practitioner/M.D. and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures
  • Completes on-site assessments and reassessments on children per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the mid-level practitioner §748.571
  • Documents the child’s diagnosed medicals needs §748.571
  • Leads and/or participtates in the service planning process for the residents §748.571
  • Directs the health care training of unlicensed caregivers, such as care of a permanently placed freeding tube §748.571
  • Ensures that non-mobile are turned every two hours or according to physician orders and documented §748.571
  • Performs on-site medical record reviews including compliance with written physician orders §748.571
  • Monitors the compliance with the child’s service plan §748.571
  • Documents outcomes for interventions used in the child’s care §748.571
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and possesses the ability to perform basic drug calculations
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by the Treatment Diretor
  • Coordinates and assigns care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal care
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by C.N.A’s
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement and growth
  • Actively participates in orientation of new employees
  • Possesses the ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions
  • Verbalizes the Registered Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Demonstrate competency, prudent judgement, and self-control in the presence of children and when performing assigned responsibilities §748.507
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation the Texas Abuse and Neglect Hotline and to the designated administrator §748.507
  • Know and comply with rules of Chapter 42 of Human Resources Code, Chapter 745 §748.507;$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=26&pt=1&ch=745
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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Job Requirements


  • Preferred minimum of at least two (2) years in a General Residential Operation/Residential Treatment Center

Education Required

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties

Additional Information


  • Must be at least 21 years old §748.681
  • Be physically, mentally and emotionally capable of perfoming assigned tasks and have the skills necessary to perform assigned tasks §748.505
  • Must complete a notarized Licensing Affidavit for Applicants for Employment form in Human Resources Code, §42.059