Steamboat Springs, 80487 |
Ad id: 8-0000253179
Registered Nurse Job
Candidate must have a
current nursing license in the State of Colorado and behavioral health
experience. A psychiatric or substance abuse background is preferred.
Candidates will oversee the social detoxification unit and facilitate medical
services in the residential program.
·The ability to be compassionate
to those needing and receiving services
·Clinical charting and
documentation according to JCACHO and OBH standards
·Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and HIPAA
integrity, and customer relations skills
and communications skills
·Sound medical judgement
and decision making skills
·Provide direct care to
those in services, including addressing medical concerns, monitoring vitals and
overseeing withdrawal symptoms.
detoxification process according to a physician’s orders which includes:providing the addiction technicians with
supervision, direction and support regarding a person’s withdrawal process.
·Supervise the Monitoring
of Medications: obtain orders from the physician, place all orders in the Kipu
system, verify all medications brought in, confirm medication counts weekly,
order medications as needed, including PRN Medications, and approve PRN
medications with the parameters the Medical Director has set.
·Obtain urine and blood
·Administer IV therapy
admissions:complete medical screening,
aid with search of belongings, and schedule physician to see the person
·Observe and assess
physical and health changes
·Provide medical support
to the clinical team
·Consult with the Medical
Director and medical team on a regular basis about present individuals in
service and those being admitted.
·Keep medical team updated
about any medical issues the individuals in servicing is experiencing.
·Assist with and keep
accurate records according to state regulations and JACHO
·Update service plan with
medical and psychiatric areas being addressed
·Orient person in services
regarding any medical orders obtained, including how to use BioSound, BioMat,
and Alpha Stem, as well as how Vivitrol can be helpful
·Act as the communication
relay for the medical team, wellness team and culinary team.
·Set up discharge
medications and medical treatment
·Order nursing supplies
·Dispose of bio-hazard
waste and medications as required by OSHA
·Appointed as the company
IC Coordinator to manage infection prevention. The IC Coordinator is
responsible for developing policies and procedures in relation to infection
prevention, implementation of these policies and conducting annual reviews.