Provides nursing care to individuals in a medically managed withdrawal setting, with a focus on the provision of direct care that promotes health, prevents disease, and treats illness of the individual. Operates according to the Oregon State Board of Nursing- Nurse Practice Act.
Medical and Dental Coverage
5% employer match 401K Retirement Savings Plan
Corporate Fitness Membership subsidy
Employer-Sponsored: Life, Accidental Death, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
Opportunities for Training
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts
Internal Growth Opportunities
Conducts reviews of client admits, gathers additional information when needed to support client care plan.
Reviews for consistency, MARS, Shift notes, and Progress notes from LPN'S. Reports errors or inconsistent documentation to nursing supervisor.
Conducts pharmacy/medication cart audits and reports discrepancies to supervisor.
Reviews and maintains Medical Protocols for use by nurses maintain binder with protocols and desk references.
Administers medications and performs treatments and procedures under the direction of a physician assistant or physician Administers medications and performs treatments and procedures under the direction of a nurse practitioner or physician
Completes accurate and thorough medical documentation, which may include clients' medical charts, medication records, any pertinent observations, computerized dispensing and pharmacy records, and required state or department database entry.
Conducts nursing assessments on all inpatient clients. Conducts and documents initial and ongoing focused nursing assessments of the health status of clients. Reports findings to the nursing supervisor or licensed physician as needed. Utilizes appropriate physician's standing orders.
Prepares and dispenses or provides for the dispensing of appropriate medication or treatment. Provides client assessments as appropriate, evaluates for side effects and potential interactions. Adheres to accepted medical practices and medication management per OAR/ORS.
Updates and maintains prescription records for treatment and all medical records associated with the storing and dispensing of medications. Complies with federal, state, and program requirements related to record-keeping and documentation.
Coordinate's client appointments with physician(s)
At the direction of a physician, educates clients in relation to other disease processes and refers as needed to other medical agencies for follow-up for health-related issues
Maintains records of nursing services including the recording of statistics and compilation of requested reports
Prepares and labels specimens. Maintains clinic equipment and supplies
Charts on all clients seen for medical support
Participates in discharge planning for client's ongoing medical needs
Conducts annual T.B. skin testing on all clients and staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must have comprehensive knowledge of, and skill in performing, current nursing practice;
Apply nursing knowledge and principles and policies underlying the administration of a nursing service;
Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of individuals in the course of medical treatments; Ability to maintain confidential records and information;
Ability to accept and abide by supervision received;
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
Skilled in English usage and in basic mathematics;
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and the public;
Other Required Qualifications
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated.
Requires an Associate Degree or higher in Nursing and a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment;
Experience working with people suffering from the disease of addiction is preferred.