Registered Nurse

Bronx, NY

Post Date: 12/07/2017 Job ID: 10674997
  RN positions available for a facility in the Bronx.
Utilizing the nursing process and evidenced based practice, provides holistic,
quality, cost effective nursing care, that promotes recovery, safety, heath and wellness.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • Demonstrate understanding of OASAS 820 regulations.
  • Able to provide nursing care to patients in the 3 elements of Residential Redesign known as Stabilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration.
  • Reviews patient medical records including consent for all patients being admitted for ambulatory detoxification with on-site monitoring.
  • Utilize the clinical opioid withdrawal scale (COWS) or other opiate withdrawal scale to assess patient for signs & symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Assess and monitor patients undergoing medication assisted detoxification in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • During stabilization: Recognize conditions that require Immediate intervention and responds
appropriately adhering to department policy/procedure.
  • Able to complete required documentation on all assigned patients adhering to department policy, procedure and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Assume " Charge Nurse” responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager.
  • Provides orientation and in-service education to staff working in the Medication Area
  • Working collaboratively with clinical staff provides psychoeducation in health, wellness, and nutritional counseling.
  • Reviews medication and prescriptions obtained by residents, and ensures accurate documentation on the medication administration record (MAR) and controlled substance forms.
  • Responsible for completing and reviewing End of Shift Controlled Substance Count, and ensures staff compliance with department policy & procedures and regulatory agency mandates while on duty.
  • Administers medications in patients undergoing stabilization and receiving rehabilitation services.
  • Assess patients for medication side effects; adverse reactions and refers appropriately
  • Able to submit weekly medication adherence report to Residential Program Director, MD/NP/PA, Medical Director and Nurse Manager.
  • Attends case conferences
  • Participates in case management and facilitates coordination of care, in collaboration with clinical staff when indicated
  • Reports significant patient behavioral changes to the Nurse Manager, NP/MD and Program Director.
  • Interfaces with pharmacy representatives to monitor, track, and follow-up on patient prescriptions not received.
  • Documents and gives/receives report at the beginning and/or end of shift when indicated
  • Scheduled off site on-call responsibilities
  • All other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager
  • May be required to work weekends and holidays
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • Demonstrate understanding of OASAS 820 regulations.
  • Able to provide nursing care to patients in the 3 elements of Residential Redesign known as Stabilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration.
  • Reviews patient medical records including consent for all patients being admitted for ambulatory detoxification with on-site monitoring.
  • Utilize the clinical opioid withdrawal scale (COWS) or other opiate withdrawal scale to assess patient for signs & symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Assess and monitor patients undergoing medication assisted detoxification in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • During stabilization: Recognize conditions that require Immediate intervention and responds
appropriately adhering to department policy/procedure.
  • Able to complete required documentation on all assigned patients adhering to department policy, procedure and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Assume " Charge Nurse” responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager.
  • Provides orientation and in-service education to staff working in the Medication Area
  • Working collaboratively with clinical staff provides psychoeducation in health, wellness, and nutritional counseling.
  • Reviews medication and prescriptions obtained by residents, and ensures accurate documentation on the medication administration record (MAR) and controlled substance forms.
  • Responsible for completing and reviewing End of Shift Controlled Substance Count, and ensures staff compliance with department policy & procedures and regulatory agency mandates while on duty.
  • Administers medications in patients undergoing stabilization and receiving rehabilitation services.
  • Assess patients for medication side effects; adverse reactions and refers appropriately
  • Able to submit weekly medication adherence report to Residential Program Director, MD/NP/PA, Medical Director and Nurse Manager.
  • Attends case conferences
  • Participates in case management and facilitates coordination of care, in collaboration with clinical staff when indicated
  • Reports significant patient behavioral changes to the Nurse Manager, NP/MD and Program Director.
  • Interfaces with pharmacy representatives to monitor, track, and follow-up on patient prescriptions not received.
  • Documents and gives/receives report at the beginning and/or end of shift when indicated
  • Scheduled off site on-call responsibilities
  • All other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager
  • May be required to work weekends and holidays
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • Demonstrate understanding of OASAS 820 regulations.
  • Able to provide nursing care to patients in the 3 elements of Residential Redesign known as Stabilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration.
  • Reviews patient medical records including consent for all patients being admitted for ambulatory detoxification with on-site monitoring.
  • Utilize the clinical opioid withdrawal scale (COWS) or other opiate withdrawal scale to assess patient for signs & symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Assess and monitor patients undergoing medication assisted detoxification in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • During stabilization: Recognize conditions that require Immediate intervention and responds
appropriately adhering to department policy/procedure.
  • Able to complete required documentation on all assigned patients adhering to department policy, procedure and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Assume " Charge Nurse” responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager.
  • Provides orientation and in-service education to staff working in the Medication Area
  • Working collaboratively with clinical staff provides psychoeducation in health, wellness, and nutritional counseling.
  • Reviews medication and prescriptions obtained by residents, and ensures accurate documentation on the medication administration record (MAR) and controlled substance forms.
  • Responsible for completing and reviewing End of Shift Controlled Substance Count, and ensures staff compliance with department policy & procedures and regulatory agency mandates while on duty.
  • Administers medications in patients undergoing stabilization and receiving rehabilitation services.
  • Assess patients for medication side effects; adverse reactions and refers appropriately
  • Able to submit weekly medication adherence report to Residential Program Director, MD/NP/PA, Medical Director and Nurse Manager.
  • Attends case conferences
  • Participates in case management and facilitates coordination of care, in collaboration with clinical staff when indicated
  • Reports significant patient behavioral changes to the Nurse Manager, NP/MD and Program Director.
  • Interfaces with pharmacy representatives to monitor, track, and follow-up on patient prescriptions not received.
  • Documents and gives/receives report at the beginning and/or end of shift when indicated
  • Scheduled off site on-call responsibilities
  • All other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager
  • POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • Demonstrate understanding of OASAS 820 regulations.
  • Able to provide nursing care to patients in the 3 elements of Residential Redesign known as Stabilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration.
  • Reviews patient medical records including consent for all patients being admitted for ambulatory detoxification with on-site monitoring.
  • Utilize the clinical opioid withdrawal scale (COWS) or other opiate withdrawal scale to assess patient for signs & symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Assess and monitor patients undergoing medication assisted detoxification in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • During stabilization: Recognize conditions that require Immediate intervention and respond appropriately adhering to department policy/procedure.
  • Able to complete required documentation on all assigned patients adhering to department policy, procedure and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Assume " Charge Nurse” responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager.
  • Provides orientation and in-service education to staff working in the Medication Area
  • Working collaboratively with clinical staff provides psychoeducation in health, wellness, and nutritional counseling.
  • Reviews medication and prescriptions obtained by residents, and ensures accurate documentation on the medication administration record (MAR) and controlled substance forms.
  • Responsible for completing and reviewing End of Shift Controlled Substance Count, and ensures staff compliance with department policy & procedures and regulatory agency mandates while on duty.
  • Administers medications in patients undergoing stabilization and receiving rehabilitation services.
  • Assess patients for medication side effects; adverse reactions and refers appropriately
  • Able to submit weekly medication adherence report to Residential Program Director, MD/NP/PA, Medical Director and Nurse Manager.
  • Attends case conferences
  • Participates in case management and facilitates coordination of care, in collaboration with clinical staff when indicated
  • Reports significant patient behavioral changes to the Nurse Manager, NP/MD and Program Director.
  • Interfaces with pharmacy representatives to monitor, track, and follow-up on patient prescriptions not received.
  • Documents and gives/receives report at the beginning and/or end of shift when indicated
  • Scheduled off site on-call responsibilities
  • All other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager
  • May be required to work weekends and holidays
JOB COMPETENCY:
  • Current NYS RN License
  • RN A.A.S. Degree (BSN preferred).
  • Minimal 3 years' experience working inpatient or outpatient detox/rehab, residential treatment
  • Current Infection Control Certificate
  • Current BCLS completion card
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all populations served.
  • Ability to speak, read and write the English language.
  • Proficiency with computers.
 

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