Registered Nurse, MSOWS

Organization Description:

Project Renewal is a non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle homelessness by empowering men and women struggling with addiction and/or mental illness to rebuild their lives with renewed health, homes, and jobs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  REGISTERED NURSE, MSOWS

OVERVIEW:  

The Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS) of Project Renewal is an OASAS Part 816-licensed 30-bed medically supervised detoxification facility. Clients spend between 7-21 days in the program where they receive medical supervision from an RN an LPN and a MD, a dedicated bed, as well as ongoing counseling and referral services.

REQUIREMENTS:

License to practice in New York State as a Registered Nurse; knowledge of services for an OASAS medically supervised outpatient setting; strong interpersonal skills; computer literacy. This is a Full Time position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Monitoring of proper medication procedures

  • Delivering patient care during admission, physical examination, TB testing, treatment and follow up

  • Responsible for ongoing assessment of patients while on unit

  • Observing for signs and symptoms of withdrawal andmonitoring vital signs

  • Maintaining proper medical/billing/patient-interaction documentation

  • Conducting weekly health group

  • Participating in case conferences, in-services, and consulting with non-medical clinical staff about referrals to follow-up care

  • Providing patient and community education

     

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

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