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Nurse - PRN

Company: Community Medical Services Holdings, LLC
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse - PRNCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is urgently hiring a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse to work on an as-needed basis administering medication to patients recovering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances. In your role as a PRN Nurse, you'll work under the supervision of the Nursing Manager and the Director of Medical and Nursing Operations to conduct required testing, maintain the medication inventory, audit records, and assist medical providers in providing a safe place for anyone looking to start their recovery journey with us.What to ExpectAs you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorders reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in a comfortable, welcoming, and fun environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to achieve your goals.Along the way, you'll have the ability and flexibility to choose the shifts that best fit your life and schedule. Weekend and overnight options are available.We're looking for someone who:Prefers a part-time schedule.Is excited to work in an outpatient setting, much like a doctor's office.Likes to chat-you won't be physically moving patients in this role, but you will be having conversations with them throughout your shift.To thrive in this role, you must be able to:Administer medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical providerMonitor behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other symptoms related to drug use and mental health concernsObtain vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samplesProcess point-of-care urine drug screens per company policyPrepare take-home medication (n/a in Montana)Monitor medication administration closely to prevent diversionReport diversion to proper internal authoritiesMaintain accurate client records in company's EHR systemDocument medication errors and respond to adverse medical reactions per company policyArrange temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clientsDeliver medications to external facilitiesOrder necessary dosing room and nursing-related suppliesMaintain accurate medication inventory recordsAdhere to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulationsAdminister CPR if necessaryQualificationsLicensed LPN or RN in state of employmentAbility to travel to assigned CMS sitesExperience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not requiredKnowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptomsDemonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client recordsAbout Community Medical ServicesCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is a CARF-accredited addiction treatment program providing services in the form of outpatient medication-assisted treatment and one-on-one and group counseling to those seeking help with their opioid use disorder. Headquartered in Arizona with more than 40 treatment clinics in nine states, CMS is dedicated to meeting the challenges presented by the growing opioid epidemic in communities where treatment is lacking.Our CommitmentWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Other ConditionsPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.NURSE002408#NUR

Keywords: Community Medical Services Holdings, LLC, Glendale , Nurse - PRN, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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