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Registered Nurse

Company: The Crossroads Center
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description I. QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education & Experience: Diploma, Associates or BSN degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school. Unrestricted RN license in the State of Ohio. Chemical dependency certification or equivalent experience is preferred. Knowledge of nursing and the ability to apply the necessary skills and techniques of patient care and education. Demonstrates knowledge of interventions for acute chemical dependency withdrawal including signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol intoxication/withdrawal. Demonstrates basic counseling skills and knowledge of chemical dependency / addictions and recovery. NPI Registered.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Unrestricted RN Licensure Language Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; skills in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds;Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently lifts or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.II. SUMMARY: The RN will comply with all of the terms and provisions of the law and ethical standards relating to the services rendered and all the rules and regulations of The Crossroads Center and State of Ohio.II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:- Dosing of Medication Assisted Treatment Program clients;- Provides individual assessment of clients prior to dosing to determine appropriateness for receiving medication;- Assesses clients for dose changes and follows orders according to protocol;- Ensures accurate transcription and implementation of physician orders;- Documents and communicates with counseling, administrative and medical staff on any client incidents and/or concerns;- As assigned, performs daily methadone tally, assuming accountability for an accurate methadone and other medication counts;- Coordinates care between the clinic and various hospital or health care providers, serving as a client advocate as necessary;- Actively participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and provides relevant client information;- Develops and strives to achieve annual individual professional goals;- Maintains professional competence through participating in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences;- Attends all mandatory in-service training, regular departmental staff meetings and other meetings as required.- Other duties as assigned.V. COMMENTS: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, thegeneral supplemental functions, and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. PI208029064

Keywords: The Crossroads Center, Cincinnati , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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