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Registered Nurse RN - Outpatient - Adult

Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:

Earliest Available Start Date: August 5th, 2019

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Lynchburg VA 24501

Position Summary:

Registered Nurses working in the Horizon Outpatient Wellness Clinics are responsible for the overall medical care of assigned individuals, including the service delivery of basic nursing assessments; delivery of client/family education and diagnostic procedures; consultation with physicians; and carrying out of doctor's orders.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and a licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia or appropriate multi-state license. BSN preferred.

  • One year of experience providing nursing services as an RN is required.

    Position Overview:

    The Registered Nurse working for Horizon's Outpatient portfolio of services will work in a clinical setting reporting to the Nursing Supervisor, and will be responsible for the following:

    • NURSING SERVICES: Checks vital signs of individuals prior to appointment with the Doctor; Completes service specific assessments for nursing services; Schedules and completes diagnostic testing; Provides recommendations to meet client needs for appropriate internal programs or external community services.

    • MEDICATION MANAGEMENT: Works with doctors to ensure medications are administered correctly; Follows up with Doctors on medication inquires presented by individuals receiving services; Completes prescription refill requests in accordance with regulations and HBH policies.

    • COLLABORATION: Works as part of the interdisciplinary team to ensure the best services are provided to individuals; Provides educational services to HBH staff as requested.

    • MISCELLANEOUS RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for familiarizing self with training requirements as assigned on Horizon Learning Management System and completing within assigned deadlines; Responsible to access Horizon's LMS and accept individual responsibility to complete all trainings on time; Completes other duties and projects as assigned; Committee/Meeting participation: Actively participates, solution-oriented, and focuses on constructive problem solving, as assigned; Facilitate trainings for Horizon staff and/or community members as requested; Maintains active licensure and/or meets requirements in accordance with Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services regulations.

      This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Horizon reserves the right to revise the job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

      Related Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      Knowledge of nursing best practices. Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, physical health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse. Knowledge of psychiatric/medical medications/treatments. Skill to administer medications. Skill to perform medical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate treatment plans and referrals. Ability to record data and complete documentation within established expectations and by communicated deadlines. Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required. Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license.

      About Horizon:

      Horizon Behavioral Health is celebrating 50 years of being the primary public behavioral healthcare provider in Central Virginia serving individuals with mental health and substance use disorders, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities. Horizon is the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back award, has been named Best of Counseling Services in Lynchburg VA in 2017 and 2018, and most recently named Best Place to Work in 2018.

      We offer a generous benefit package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays. Horizon participates in the NHSC, as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.

      To Apply – visit our online career center @

      Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Workplace (EOE).


Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Health, Lynchburg , Registered Nurse RN - Outpatient - Adult, Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

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