Registered Nurse-115 Detox

Registered Nurse-115 Detox

Premier Health Partners | Dayton, OH, 45401, US
Salary Range:$58,000 – $71,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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The Registered Nurse (RN) functions as a member of the medical services team. The RN provides screening, triage, crisis intervention, medical services, case coordination, and education and referral services. RN utilizes Best Practices to engage and help motivate patients to commit to treatment and to assist patients to identify and problem-solve individual and systemic barriers to treatment.

Job duties:

Demonstrate adherence to the PHP/SBHI Patient Experience philosophy, guidelines and tools.

Demonstrate strong ethics, honesty, and adherence to PHP/SBHI Code of Conduct and PHP/SBHI Compliance Program.

Demonstrate competency in screening and triaging the service needs of the patient; accurately determine which department needs to see the patient (i.e., physician, crisis therapist, assessment therapist, etc.).

Review and sign all CrisisCare health history forms and make appropriate recommendations; accurately evaluate detoxification needs of alcohol/drug patients using the CIWA (Clinical Indicators Withdrawal from Alcohol) and COW (Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale) evaluation tools and provide appropriate interventions based on the results.

Provide and document patient/family education regarding diagnosis, medication and/or medical treatment as indicated.

Complete comprehensive initial nurse assessment for MAT program participants and provide on-going nursing assessments on patients throughout the program for adverse reaction to medication.

Schedule appointment for MAT patients including induction, physical exam, meetings with nurse practitioner and/or psychiatrist, and regular follow-up appointments.

Schedule appointments for patients needing to see the CrisisCare psychiatrist; assist the psychiatrist as requested during the provision of pharmacological management services.

Administer prescribed oral and injectable psychotropic medications as defined by departmental policies and procedures and follow up with the patient per program policies and procedures to determine client response to medication and enhance medication compliance.

Maintain correctly stocked medication inventory, assure safety of medications/supplies, keep accurate log of reports of medications, and communicate with pharmacy representatives as needed.

Adhere to SBHI clinical records standards. Seek consultation from medical records coordinator or other members of the management team for direction when not clear about documentation procedures.

Communicate concise and appropriate information throughout assigned shift with supervisors, managers and other team members.

Record data for nursing and MAT statistical and tracking reports accurately and completely; assist with the collection of nursing QA data.

Assure that medication order forms and medication administration forms are properly completed according to clinical record standards.

Respond and comply with all administrative/managerial e-mail communication within the requested timeframe.

Complete all nursing notes for physician "check out" the same day or day after patient visit.

Complete assigned Peer Reviews by designated timeframe.

Provide back-up coverage for all SBHI nursing services, as requested.

Assist with lab requisitions and urine drug screen collections

Other patient care duties as assigned.


Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.

Training and experience in the types of services provided by the team, with age appropriate competency, using the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

Demonstrated knowledge of psychiatric and medical drugs.

Familiarity with MAT medications preferred.


There is generally a pleasant physical environment; however, unpleasant conditions may include frequent interruptions, difficulty controlling office temperatures, heavy workload demands and constantly changing regulations and standards.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to talk and/or hear, to sit, stand, and walk; use the hands to finger, handle, and/or feel and be able to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, and peripheral vision and the ability to focus visually.

Some flexibility in scheduling is expected to meet changing SBHI business needs. This may require employees to work different days/hours or stay beyond their normal shift.

Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively within a team as demonstrated by effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability in basic computer literacy skills.

Influenza vaccination is required on an annual basis.

Physical harm may result from aggressive or physically ill clients. Aggressive client training and adherence to universal precautions helps to minimize the risk of physical harm.

As applicable to job duties, valid Ohio driver's license and/or dependable private vehicle is required.

As applicable to job duties, Crisis De-escalation training is required on an annual basis.

As applicable to job duties, maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR.