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Ranch Hope is a medium business in NON_PROFIT_ASSOCIATION in Alloway, NJ 08001. We are data-driven, fun and our goal is to be a leader in providing environments of empowerment that helps transform the lives of youth and families. .

Our work environment includes:

  • On-the-job training
  • Safe work environment

Ranch Hope is recruiting a Registered Nurse to work for our residential treatment center located in Salem County, NJ. In this role, you will be working with youth who are participating in treatment for a variety of adverse childhood experiences. You will work with a team of clinicians, a psychiatric APN, and direct care professionals. You will assist with monitoring medication administration, provide education to youth, administer basic first aid, and evaluate emergent medical issues. A complete job description has been provided below.

Ranch Hope offers 90 % company paid health insurance, 100 % match on the 401(k) retirement plan, guarantee issue free life and LTD coverage and voluntary dental and vision and supplemental coverage.

Position Summary:

Support the Core Values of Ranch Hope by upholding all standards relating to quality, partnership, integrity, empowerment, stewardship, safety and compassion. Provide nursing care to program residents. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with all co-workers, residents, visitors, and callers.


· Advanced knowledge in providing nursing care to adolescent patients that have experienced trauma

· Understanding of psychotropic medications

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Programs to include Excel, Word, and Outlook


· Ability to establish a trusting relationship with youth

· Ability to communicate well with families

· Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

· Ability to maintain accurate records and business correspondence

· Ability to prioritize work

· Ability to work independently

· Ability to clearly and accurately convey telephone messages

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Support program goals by serving as an excellent and compassionate role model

· On a daily basis visit each treatment unit to provide as needed triage and care and review/assess medical records and supplies

· Administer medication to youth as needed

· Assume responsibility for medication delivery, medication changes to Medication Administration Records, cleaning and checking medication cabinet, supply inventory and ordering

· Provide triage and referral in response to emergencies

· Administer immunizations and Mantoux tests

· Assist in responding to and de-escalating crisis situations

· Attend weekly treatment team meetings

· Provide weekly medical education to youth

· Provide medication training to staff

· Complete appropriate reports to document unusual events

· Assist with transporting to the hospital and/or urgent care as needed.

· Send out medical information as requested by agencies

· Send out reminders for labwork, NPO, etc.

· Complete new patient information forms

· Prepare appointment forms (med/dental)

· Submit monthly supply order to APN and follow-up on pending shipments

· Complete daily MAR checking

· Ensure biannual dental visits and physicals are scheduled

· Provide assistance with new admission paperwork and chart set-up

· Serve as on-call support for medical concerns (may include weekend and off hours to ensure continual coverage)

· Complete monthly MAR and distribute to cottage

· Provide new employee training on bloodborne pathogens, first aid and medication management

· Participate in safety searches as required and in accordance with Ranch Hope policy

· Assemble medication for therapeutic home visits

· Support the implementation of electronic medical records

Education & Professional Experience:

· Associates or Bachelors Degree in Nursing

· Three years nursing experience

· One year experience working with adolescents

Certifications/Licenses Required:

· NJ RN License

· NJ Driving License

· CPR certification

Physical Abilities:

· Hearing and speaking to exchange information

· Seeing to read a variety of materials

· Dexterity of the hands and fingers to operate medical equipment, medications, keyboard and office equipment

· Sitting/Standing for extended periods of time

· Walking to and from all campus buildings that house youth

· Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds

· Ability to physically restrain a youth in response to a crisis situations

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly schedule:

  • 4x10


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Registered Nurse Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person


Registered Nurse Certification (Required)

Associate (Preferred)

Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

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