Nursing Supervisor, Chillicothe, Ohio

Employer Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc.
Created 10/12/2018
Reference 104844142
Country United States
State Ohio
City Chillicothe
Zip 45601


Medical\/Healthcare
Chillicothe, OH

Responsibilities
  • Oversight of the nursing team, including medication services, admissions and lab services. Supervision shall occur at least monthly or more often if warranted by client health needs
  • Development of schedules for nursing team and providing coverage when needed to fill gaps to ensure all shifts are covered within the facility
  • Provide oversight of inventory, ordering, receiving and accountability of medication/inventory control in conjunction with the other pharmacy personnel as required by the DEA and state regulatory bodies
  • Ensure the Diversion Control Plan is in place and is enforced at all times within the facility
  • Consult in the development of the policies and procedures for medication administration or assistance with self-administration of medication or both
  • Administer/dispense medication under the direction of the physician
  • Ensure the treatment plan of the physician or Medical Director is adhered to within the facility
  • Administer and interpret Mantoux testing
  • Schedule appointments for clients to see the physician, provide lab work and referrals for additional follow up care
  • Provide training to nursing staff in medical and health/safety matters as well as properly maintaining medical equipment
  • Assess client response to treatment and medication dosage/interactions and determine appropriateness for dosing
  • Participate in case conferences, offering professional observations
  • Must document Nursing Progress Notes on all clients
  • Orders medical supplies, maintain a proper inventory and record of use as per regulations
  • Maintain all medical records including but not limited to individual charts, daily medication charts, dosage records, progress notes, Doctor's orders, etc., as required
  • Educate clients about methadone/buprenorphine and their side effects
  • Counsel clients re: personal hygiene, abnormal lab results, HIV/AIDS testing, and all medical matters including changes in treatment
  • Discuss with physician and staff important changes in treatment or noted patterns of behavior affecting treatment
  • Provide referral for specialized care at local health centers (e.g., Planned Parenthood, prenatal clinic, HIV/AIDS testing sites, etc.) and follows-up on clients' attendance and treatment
  • Other related duties as assigned


Qualifications:
  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of employment; or
  • Must be a LPN in the State of employment (where permitted - KY, VA, PA).
  • Must maintain continuing education credits as required by the Board of Nursing
  • One (1) year experience or knowledge in the field of drug abuse recommended
  • Must be CPR, First Aid, and BLS certified
  • Free from chemical abuse for at least two years preceding hire (MN requirement)


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