Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
serves both Locations
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides routine psychiatric duties such as diagnosing and assessing psychiatric complications related to addiction recovery. Minimum qualifications: graduate or post-graduate nursing degree from an accredited school; active license issued by DHMH Maryland Board of Nursing; preferred prior experience in nursing in supervisory capacity. Job responsibilities include: screening patient for psychiatric problems after detoxification; evaluating patients and records to determine mental status; conducting initial psychiatric evaluations including histories and examinations; providing staff with written documentation of evaluations and care - which are scanned into patient charts; requesting laboratory testing including medication levels; identifying normal and abnormal findings on examinations and commonly performed laboratory studies; providing counseling and education regarding any new medications; managing patient health problems as appropriate in conjunction with staff; initiating appropriate evaluations and emergency management for psychiatric diseases; responding telephonically or electronically to staff regarding inquiries or guidance on changes in patient's mental status; working with staff regarding education components for clients who are dually diagnosed; providing staff with education regarding patient problems and supporting materials and/or in-service sessions periodically in collaboration with the nursing staff; collaborating with the Medical or Executive Director(s) on collaborative care and best practices as deemed necessary; and completing annual HIPAA training.
Full Time & Part Time Availabilities
CPR certification required. Under the direct supervision of the evening and weekend supervisor, this individual is responsible for providing assistance to the nurse in specified patient care activities, completing admission search of luggage, conducts patient room searches as needed, monitors patient behaviors per written guidelines, transports patients to appointments, halfway houses, outside meetings, etc. Must maintain a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Registered Nurse with active CPR certification. Competitive benefits. Medication responsibilities include: receiving, transcribing, and carrying out physician orders; administering medications following approved protocols; and counting controlled drugs on each shift. Doctor patient responsibilities include: working with nursing assistant to have all patient charts ready for doctor prior to arrival; supporting doctor with special situations; accurately taking doctor & NP orders off and transcribing them to the Kardex; and updating the nursing census with accurate information. Candidates must also possess the ability to communicate in a timely manner and communicate effectively through written documentation in clinical record, orally with treatment team members, communicate changes in health status to physician and NP as appropriate, and maintain client confidentiality. Other responsibilities include accurately completing the discharge process for the Nursing Department including counting, packaging, and delivering ordered discharge medications to the front desk area; effectively uses Emergency/Crisis response procedures; carries out appropriate Infection Control Procedures including adherence to OSHA standards.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Part Time MW 6p-10p, Sat. 8a-5p
The Part-time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will work under the supervision of the Director of Nursing to deliver quality care to our clients. This person will help organize and assist the nurses on the shifts, deliver medications, and support our clients. This is a perfect second job, or fresh exposure for recent CNA graduates working in addiction.
The Supervisor will be responsible for a staff of twelve (12) and includes scheduling, compliance, inspections, and maintaining a high level of quality care. Primary duties include assisting and directing clients to their meetings and appointments internally, driving clients to outside appointments as necessary, monitoring client's location in the building, and working with intake assessors for new client admissions. This position will oversee our nights and weekend staff.