Registered Nurse in Methadone Program - Batavia, New York - NurseRecruiter.com

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Batavia , New York, 14020

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Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (GCASA) is a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization located in Western NY that has been offering help to those impacted by substance use disorder through prevention, treatment, and recovery services for over 40 years. GCASA has earned a local and regional reputation for excellence and was recognized as a Best Company to Work for in New York. As the opioid epidemic plagues our communities, GCASA’s work is more relevant and critically needed than ever before. We are looking for amazing individuals who want to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Under the supervision of Program Coordinator/Director, the RN assists in the development and monitoring of the quality systems of GCASA’s OTP program.

Job Functions:
* Dispense appropriate methadone doses, in accordance with clinic procedures.
* Record all doses dispensed and account for all methadone used during a Dispensary shift.
* Accurately record patient details in the electronic medical records system.
* Attend such meetings as directed by the Director of Services and report to the Medical Director as required.
* Monitor charts for dose discrepancies and take corrective action when needed.
* Participate in Team meetings and provide such data as needed by the Team for inclusion of medical treatment plan.
* Monitor other health related matters for all patients and assigned units, including making outside referrals when appropriate.
*Keep current with trainings and any other program regulatory updates/duties/policy and procedures as necessary.
*Member of Incident Review Committee and Member of Continuing Quality Improvement Committee
Education
Nurses at GCASA must be graduates of an accredited school of nursing and have a current New York State Nurses License. Prefer RN to have had coursework in the behavioral sciences, previous experience with drug abuse treatment is preferred.

Additional Requirements
* Computer literate, with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and electronic medical records systems, as well as a high level of initiative in keeping current with technological change(s).
* Ability to prioritize workload and activities, and follow through on assigned tasks to assure completion in a timely manner.
* High integrity and ethical standards. Excellent attention to detail, planning and analytical skills.
* Dependable, able to work under pressure, receptive to change, willing to learn, cooperative approach to problem-solving
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, and outside contacts from a wide variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; good diplomatic skills; including strong conflict-resolution skills.
* Flexible team player; cooperative and uses excellent judgment. Available hours of operation: 6 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., additional hours, as well as Saturdays and holidays.
This is a salaried nonexempt position.

Job Requirements

Nurses at GCASA must be graduates of an accredited school of nursing and have a current New York State Nurses License. Prefer RN to have had coursework in the behavioral sciences, previous experience with drug abuse treatment is preferred.

Location

Batavia, New York , 14020

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

$35/hour

Employer

Genesee Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. (GCASA)

Date Posted

Jul 16th, 2021

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