Community Medical Services

PRN Nurse

Location

Camelback , AZ

Type

Full Time

NURSE JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Nursing Manager and the Director of Medical and Nursing Operations, the Nurse is responsible for administering medication to clients; assisting medical providers; conducting required testing; maintaining medication inventory and audit records; and provide support to the overall operations of the clinic. Above all, the Nurse is responsible for providing patient-centered care in a professional environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Administer medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical provider
  • Follows all medical provider orders
  • Monitors behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other symptoms related to drug use (both licit and illicit) and mental health concerns
  • Obtains vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samples
  • Processes point of care urine drug screens per company policy
  • Prepares take-home medication (n/a in Montana)
  • Monitors medication administration closely to prevent diversion
  • Reports diversion to proper internal authorities
  • Maintains accurate client records in company’s EHR system
  • Documents medication errors and responds to adverse medical reactions per company policy
  • Arranges temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clients
  • Delivers medications to external facilities
  • Orders necessary dosing room and nursing-related supplies
  • Orders necessary medications (n/a in Montana)
  • Maintains accurate medication inventory records
  • Adheres to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations
  • Administers CPR, if necessary

COMPETENCIES

  • Basic to intermediate computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms
  • Demonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client records
  • Problem solving, conflict resolution, and strong customer service skills
  • Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Culturally competent and sensitive to client and employee needs
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively between all organizational levels and with outside providers
  • Participates in continuing education and/or other job-related training
  • Adheres to and enforces company policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed LPN or RN in state(s) of employment
  • Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites
  • Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required

 

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