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Registered Nurse

Company: New Brunswick Counseling Center
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: We have a Per Diem position available for a Registered Nurse for our medication-assisted treatment (MAT) medication program. Position is primarily needed to work Saturday's from 5:45AM to 9:45AM, and other weekdays as needed, early morning hours.NBCC is a CARF-accredited, non-profit organization that offers a variety of services including outpatient substance use counseling individual and group settings, Co-Occurring services, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opiate addiction.JOB DESCRIPTIONNBCC is currently seeking a per-diem qualified Registered Nurse candidate for our medication unit. This position reports to the Director of Nursing. In this role, the candidate must be able to adhere to the goals and objectives of the program in relation to the patients and the patients' medical care. Essential duties of the position include but are not limited to:Perform nursing assessments on all new admissions or readmissions when necessary.Follow federal, State of New Jersey, and agency policies including CFR 42. Review patient's prescriptions and OTC medications to ensure they are properly prescribed and assess whether the client is aware of adverse reactions and presents them to the Medical Director for approval as appropriate.Administer/dispense methadone in accordance with New Jersey State and Federal regulations.Ensure that adequate recording of the administration/dispensing transaction has occurred.Perform, interpret, record, and report on-site TB tests and other testing as ordered by the physician.Record and report all observed symptoms and changes in the patient's condition to the interdisciplinary team members and medical director if necessary.Communicate patient status through legible and precise documentation.Make appropriate health referrals whenever necessary.Make appropriate requests to Medical Director when medication dosage change is indicated and carry out those orders in an accurate and timely manner.Provide first aid to patients and staff as needed and make appropriate referrals as needed.Provide technical assistance to the staff in understanding a patient's medical problems.Maintain licensure as required and attend seminars, workshops, lectures, etc. to maintain professional growth.Keep the Medical Director informed of changes that occur in clinical and medical matters.Minimum Education and Experience: Licensed in the state of NJ as a registered nurse (RN)Special Requirements: Ability to work independently and exercise discretion and own judgment.Work Schedule: Per-Diem position

License or certification:Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Keywords: New Brunswick Counseling Center, New Brunswick , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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