Services for the Underserved

  • Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-NY-Bronx
    Category
    Treatment Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The RN will:

    • Complete medical assessments and Communicable Disease Risk Assessments within mandated time frames
    • Evaluate severity of withdrawal symptoms using established screening tools
    • Coordinate delivery and reception of medications with pharmacy
    • Track all medications received and administered as well as coordinate return of unused medications to pharmacy
    • Observe self-administration of medications for detoxification according to established protocols
    • Monitor withdrawal symptoms during detoxification according to established protocols
    • Refer for required medical services
    • Carry out urine screenings in accordance with program policy
    • Provide education and consultation to individual clients and/or groups on their health needs
    • Assess clients’ medical record and coordinate medical care with medical director and/or outside clinics
    • Assure clients’ compliance with prescribe medical regimen
    • Complete timely and accurate documentation on medical services rendered
    • Complete all clinical documentation on AWARDS
    • File all documents in the clients’ charts upon completion
    • Manage inventory of medical supplies and coordinate replenishment with Office Manager

    Qualifications

    • Master’s in Nursing preferred, Bachelor’s required, with NYS RN license
    • Knowledge of chemical dependency as a primary diagnosis.
    • Ability to work independently and within a team.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Assessment and case management
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) PreferredBasic Computer skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools 

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

     

    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

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