Registered Nurse

  • Clinical
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Bronx, NY

VIP Community Services is dedicated to changing lives and transforming our community. We offer a continuum of services to individuals with histories of chemical dependency. Our client-centered approach empowers people to take charge of their lives and discover their personal paths to self-sufficiency.

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse for 764 Residence

POSITION REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:  Utilizing the nursing process and evidenced based practice, provides holistic, quality, cost effective nursing care, that promotes recovery, safety, health and wellness.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Demonstrate understanding of OASAS 820 regulations.
  • Able to provide nursing care to patients in the 3 elements of Residential Redesign known as Stabilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration.
  • Reviews patient medical records including consent for all patients being admitted for ambulatory detoxification with on-site monitoring.
  • Utilize the clinical opioid withdrawal scale (COWS) or other opiate withdrawal scale to assess patient for signs & symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Assess and monitor patients undergoing medication assisted detoxification in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Able to complete required documentation on all assigned patients adhering to department policy, procedure and regulatory agency requirements.
  •  Assume “Charge Nurse” responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current NYS RN License
  • RN A.A.S. degree (BSN preferred).
  • Minimal 3 years’ experience working inpatient or outpatient detox/rehab, residential treatment
  • Current Infection Control Certificate
  • Current BCLS completion card
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Benefits offered:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 403(B)

To apply for this job email your details to nduncan@vipservices.org