Nurse - LPN or RN

Nurse - LPN or RN

Community Medical Services | Kent, OH, 44243, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $51,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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Description

Nurse - LPN or RN

Community Medical Services (CMS) is urgently hiring a Nurse to administer medication to patients recovering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances. In your role as a dosing 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 Expect

As 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, we'll invest in your well-being through a benefits package that includes:

* Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Health savings account
* Short and long-term disability insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid sick, vacation, and holiday time
* 401K retirement plan with match
* Tuition and CME reimbursement up to 100%
* Employee assistance program to support your mental health and wellness
* Ongoing professional development

We're looking for someone who:

* Is excited to work in an outpatient setting, much like a doctor's office.
* Enjoys a consistent schedule.
* Likes to chat-you won't be physically moving patients in this role, but you will be having conversations with them all day.

To thrive in this role, you must be able to:

* Administer medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical provider
* Monitor behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other symptoms related to drug use and mental health concerns
* Obtain vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samples
* Process point-of-care urine drug screens per company policy
* Prepare take-home medication (n/a in Montana)
* Monitor medication administration closely to prevent diversion
* Report diversion to proper internal authorities
* Maintain accurate client records in company's EHR system
* Document medication errors and respond to adverse medical reactions per company policy
* Arrange temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clients
* Deliver medications to external facilities
* Order necessary dosing room and nursing-related supplies
* Maintain accurate medication inventory records
* Adhere to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations
* Administer CPR if necessary

Qualifications

* Licensed LPN or RN in state of employment
* Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites
* Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required
* Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms
* Demonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client records

About Community Medical Services

Community 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 Commitment

We 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 Conditions

Please 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.

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