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Substance Abuse -Nurse (RN)

Company: Tandym Group
Location: Calverton
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

A healthcare system on Long Island -is currently seeking a new, licensed Registered Nurse (RN) to join their Substance Abuse team at one of their substance abuse treatment facilities in Suffolk County. Responsibilities: The Substance Abuse -Nurse (RN) will:

  • Provide on-site nursing support to all treatment programs
  • Assist the -Healthcare team with interviewing patients, obtaining vital signs, height & weight, EMR documentation, medication administration, clinical tests etc.
  • Perform -patient assessment, development, evaluation, and modification of nursing care plans and participates in patient and family education
  • Perform -medical screenings at admission & monitor patient's status throughout treatment
  • Observe, document, and report -changes in patient condition
  • Establish -and maintain -therapeutic relationship with patients and families
  • Organize -exam rooms, general cleaning, upkeep, and restocking of supplies
  • Provide -LPN oversight of nursing practice
  • Provide crisis support to other clinicians and patients, as needed
  • Participate -in clinical team meetings
  • Perform other duties, as needed Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of experience in a Substance Abuse role/setting
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
    • Active NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license
    • BLS certification
    • Experience working with the -Behavioral Health, Chemically Dependent, and/or similar population
    • Knowledge of current treatments, knowledge, and practices in Addiction Care
    • Knowledge of current treatment, knowledge, and practices in Pain Management
    • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
    • Patient oriented
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Highly organized

Keywords: Tandym Group, New Haven , Substance Abuse -Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Calverton, Connecticut

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