Nurse LPN or RN

Nurse LPN or RN

Community Medical Services | Phoenix, AZ, 85002, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $53,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Under the supervision of the Nursing Manager and the Director of Medical and Nursing Operations, the Nurse is responsible for administering medication to clients; assisting medical providers; conducting required testing; maintaining medication inventory and audit records; and provide support to the overall operations of the clinic. Above all, the Nurse is responsible for providing patient-centered care in a professional environment.


* Administers medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical provider
* Follows all medical provider orders
* Monitors behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other

symptoms related to drug use (both licit and illicit) and mental health concerns

* Obtains vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samples
* Processes point of care urine drug screens per company policy
* Prepares take-home medication (n/a in Montana)
* Monitors medication administration closely to prevent diversion
* Reports diversion to proper internal authorities
* Maintains accurate client records in company's EHR system
* Documents medication errors and responds to adverse medical reactions per company policy
* Arranges temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clients
* Delivers medications to external facilities
* Orders necessary dosing room and nursing-related supplies
* Orders necessary medications (n/a in Montana)
* Maintains accurate medication inventory records
* Adheres to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations
* Administers CPR, if necessary


Education, Certification and Experience Requirements

* Licensed LPN or RN in state(s) of employment
* Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites
* Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required
* Basic to intermediate computer knowledge
* Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms
* Demonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client records
* Problem solving, conflict resolution, and strong customer service skills
* Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
* Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
* Culturally competent and sensitive to client and employee needs
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively between all organizational levels and with outside providers
* Participates in continuing education and/or other job-related training
* Adheres to and enforces company policies and procedures

Tools and Equipment Requirements

* The ability to use a phone, computer, printer, and copier is required.
* Frequent use of Microsoft office products, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
* The ability to use the internet and various web browser software is required.

Physical Working Conditions and Office Setting Description

* Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.
* Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.
* Requires prolonged sitting, standing, frequent bending, stooping, or stretching.
* Frequent and prolonged typing and frequent and prolonged operation of computer, keyboard, and telephones


* Requires occasional use of fax machines, telephones, copiers, and other office equipment.
* Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and

occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

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.