ARS – Mays Landing, NJ – Methadone & Suboxone Clinic 1409 Cantillion Blvd
Nov 28, 2018
: This position requires Saturday hours 5:30 am to 10:30 am; also possible week day, as needed. Position Description:: The Dispensing Nurse is responsible for dispensing any medications the clinic may utilize in the treatment of patients. The Dispensing Nurse is responsible for the completeness of all medical aspects of the medical record and works with the Director of Nursing to assure appropriate medical care for patients. The Dispensing Nurse will adhere to the vision and mission of the Company Essential Functions:: * Sets up for dispensing of medication and dispenses medication * Monitors medication inventory and reports to charge nurse * Reconciles inventory of Methadone and Suboxone at conclusion of dosing * Prints daily reports * Signs and processes physician orders * Enters notes in Methasoft and inputs flags as per physician orders * Completes COW’s as needed to process dose changes and puts notes in systems * Processes phase change requests * Documents “no-shows” in system * Coordinates guest medication * Collects UDS as needed * Monitors vital signs for dose changes * Files appropriate paperwork * Calibrates Methadone pump * Participates in Treatment team and regular Medical Meetings as per Licensure standards. * Prints, signs and files monthly medication record * Be proficient with State Licensure Standards, CARF Standards, 42 CFR and HIPAA standards and Company policies. Qualifications:: * Graduation from an accredited nursing program with a license from the state as a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Registered Nurse (depending on State requirements). * Some understanding of substance abuse. * Ability to make independent decisions when needed * Proficient in the use of personal computers * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Successful completion of State required background check and required trainings.