Registered Nurse Supervisor, Barberton, Ohio

Employer Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc.
Created 10/12/2018
Reference 104844222
Country United States
State Ohio
City Barberton
Zip 44203


Medical\/Healthcare
Barberton, Ohio

Summary

Responsible for providing medical services directly to clients and for maintaining the appropriate records and medical files per State and Federal regulations. Assist with the development and changes of policies and procedures for medication administration as well as oversight of the pharmacy.

Essential Duties
  • 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

Minimum 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


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