Registered Nurse for 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 in 2020 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.

JOB SUMMARY: Under direct supervision, the nurse carries out specified direct service tasks as indicated in the job description criteria and assignments by supervisor. Nurse would plan and oversee all Dispensary services. Coordinate/oversee medication ordering, storage, destruction and maintenance of records. Keep accurate records of all medications dispensed and stored in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Serve as a liaison with other departments and with community health care providers as needed to coordinate the best possible client care. May work with jails around patients needing jail dispensed medication. Assure that dispensary is adequately staffed and secured at all times. Schedule Dispensary Nurses and provide back up as needed. Provide conflict resolution between Dispensary staff and patients when needed. Ensure strong staff team cohesion and collaboration. Coordinate referrals and treatment as needed with outpatient services. Required to keep up to date with federal and state regulations pertaining to RN and program licensures.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Nursing. Prior nursing experience in mental health, chemical dependency or programs that serve those in need of addiction services. Prior experience in an Opioid Treatment program is highly desired. Computer literate with knowledge of electronic medical systems, as well as a high level of initiative in keeping current with technological change. Dependable, and able to work well under pressure, receptive to change, willingness to learn. Flexible team players, excellent attention to detail. 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. Schedule flexibility will be important as GCASA Methadone program hours include weekdays, evenings, weekends and some holidays. Must be free of active addiction including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. This is a salaried nonexempt job.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Nursing. Prior nursing experience in mental health, chemical dependency or programs that serve those in need of addiction services. Prior experience in an Opioid Treatment program is highly desired.

Location

Batavia, New York , 14020

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

40,000-50,000 annually

Employer

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

Date Posted

Jul 31st, 2020

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