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Registered Nurse- Full Time - $2,000 Sign on Bonus

Company: New Season
Location: Concord
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

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For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").
Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.

Work Schedule

M-F 5 a.m to 1:30 p.m. and some holidays and weekends 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m

Registered Nurse General Responsibilities:

Under the direction or supervision of the Medical Director the Registered Nurse will administer, or oversee administration of, medications, in accordance with physician order(s) and will document or oversee documentation of all administered dosages, by the best means available, whether that method be electronically, or manually.

The Registered Nurse will maintain or have overall responsibility for maintaining absolute accuracy in daily accounting of the medications that are supplied to patients and maintained in inventory, in secure storage.

The Registered Nurse shall implement or oversee implementation of infection-control policies and protocols, medication storage procedures, policies and procedures regarding controlled substance regulations and confidentiality.

The Registered Nurse shall track or oversee tracking of all medical paperwork involving patient dose changes, lab results, physician orders, phase/level changes and verbal orders. The Registered Nurse will maintain patient confidences and will protect clinical pharmacy, and treatment center, operations by keeping information confidential.

The Registered Nurse will place or oversee the placing of orders for medication supplies. Additionally, this position will ensure that there is sufficient scheduling coverage for order placing and that all nursing staff is effectively cross-trained for such ordering and that receipt of ordered medications is facilitated with accuracy and efficiency upon the arrival of the medication.

Medical Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse will receive medical orders and will ensure that all medical orders, change orders, and verbal orders are documented and understood by the Consultant Pharmacist, the Licensed Practical Nurses, the Program Director, and other clinical staff, or Treatment Team members as the case may be.

The Registered Nurse will promote the delivery of quality care to patients by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; and complying with applicable rules, including state licensing laws, federal rules governing substance abuse treatment centers and applicable Company policies and directives.

The Registered Nurse will make the best effort to address or resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

The Registered Nurse will document patient care services by utilization of best charting practices (with either paper or electronic records, whichever may be in use at the treatment facility at the time), and by overseeing the ensuring the integrity of all other medical charting that may occur.

The Registered Nurse will conduct or oversee the administration of tests ordered by the physician including: appropriate lab tests as required; patient vital signs; TB tests when required; blood and urine laboratory testing.

The Registered nurse will schedule and screen patients to be seen by Medical Director and will assist the Medical Director with appropriate History and Physical assistance, as needed and required.

Professional Nursing Responsibilities:

The registered nurse's practice includes both independent nursing functions and delegated medical functions which may be performed in collaboration with other health team members, or may be delegated by the registered nurse to other nursing personnel. Independent nursing functions may also be performed autonomously by the registered nurse. These include nursing assessment of the actual or potential health needs of the patient, supervising and teaching nursing personnel and health teaching and counseling.

The Registered Nurse will identify patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients, and other persons, in a position to understand care requirements.

The Registered Nurse will establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients.

The Registered Nurse will maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and through participation in professional job-related societies.

The Registered Nurse will maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; and by the utilization of, and, the participation in, team problem-solving methods. The successful Registered Nurse will contribute to the Clinical Treatment Team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Administrative Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse will maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel, as needed.

The Registered Nurse will ensure the operation of all clinical pharmacy equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques. This is inclusive of, but not limited to, such equipment as breathalyzer units, pharmacy dosing computers and printers, medication administration water supply, secure medication storage, and the clinical pharmacy alarm sub-structure.

The Registered Nurse will collect or oversee the clinical pharmacy's collection of fees for medication and ancillary services. As a part of the treatment process, the Registered Nurse will assess and report on the patient's ability to maintain responsibility for the payment of their medication as a part of their federal criteria in extended take-home privileges; and, as a part of their personal treatment success. The Registered Nurse may additionally be responsible for: collecting fees for medication and ancillary services as a part of this process; the over-seeing and responsibility for the successful daily balancing of fees collected for medications and ancillary services, and the maintenance of the appropriate records utilized for fee collection. The Registered Nurse will report any significant fee collection variances to the Program Director.

Attend all staff meetings; acts always in the best interest of the program and Colonial Management Group

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse will maintain continuity among nursing teams, and clinical pharmacy staff, by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing professional needs.

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for professional supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses unless supervision is provided by the Medical Director. Supervisory sessions are to be specific to professional supervision.

All issues requiring disciplinary intervention will be the responsibility of the Program Director. The Registered Nurse will have only professional supervisory responsibilities of the LPN staff.

Prerequisite Requirements:

Successful completion of:

Pre-employment Drug Screening Requirements
Criminal Background Check
Department of Social Services/Child Protective Background Check
Credit Check

Applicant/Employee must provide Driver's License and Social Security Card or the equivalent

Education/Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse in the State. Preferred RN with MAT experience

Required Knowledge: Understanding of opiate addiction; medical terminology; knowledge of the principles and practices of professional nursing, of health promotion and disease prevention. Ability is required to perform assessments and nursing functions as acquired in the basic nursing preparation program.

Additional training in behavioral intervention, CPR, First Aid and Human Rights will be provided by the company.

Experience Required: 3+ years progressive professional-level experience in the Nursing field. Previous nursing experience preferred.

Skill and Ability:

Knowledge and skill in the application of professional nursing theory.

  • Knowledge of medications, their proper dosage, effects and contraindications.
    Working knowledge of opiate addiction, and infection control.
    Ability to organize assigned work.
    Ability to make written reports and documentation.
    Ability to prepare and maintain reports of shift activities and individual's progress.
    Ability to verbally report information.
    Ability to maintain nursing records and charts
    Ability to gain the confidence of the individuals and to work effectively with them, staff, and families.
    Ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and staff.
    Knowledge and skill in CPR.
    Ability to supervise and manage the day to day clinical pharmacy operations of the LPN staff.
    Compose and execute the nursing schedule for the clinic.

    Working Conditions

    Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise.
    Ability to travel up to 10%.

  • Ability to perform other duties as required.

    Core Competencies:

    Safety – model Company safety practices
    Teamwork – working as a team player
    Time Management – prioritizing
    Process Management – following Company standards and setting goals for the team
    Patience – able to gather sufficient data information before acting
    Communication – ensuring that team is following state/company guidelines and able to build a patient rapport
    Problem Solving – seek out relevant information and decide which step to take to obtain the best results

    Reasoning Ability: Ability to resolve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    Mathematics Ability: Advanced mathematics ability needed to maneuver through daily medications (dose strengths) functions and tasks, and inventory and fee collection balancing.
    EOC: Colonial Management Group, LP./New Season Is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws

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Keywords: New Season, Concord , Registered Nurse- Full Time - $2,000 Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Concord, New Hampshire

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