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PT SOR Registered Nurse

Company: Outreach Development Corp.
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Exciting. High-energy. Rewarding. Outreach is seeking an experienced and extremely motivated Registered Nurse to work in our Outpatient program located in Brooklyn, NY. The Nurse is responsible for the delivery and implementation of patient health services. The Nurse serves as a member of the treatment team. The State Opioid Response (SOR) addresses the opioid crisis by increasing access to MAT; reducing unmet treatment need; and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths.The salary range for the Brooklyn, NY, based position is $32.00/hr. to $50.00/ hr.What You Will Do:

  • Conduct assessments of substance abusers and family members to determine appropriateness for participation in treatment, need for physical exam or other medical services.
  • Follow up on any health-related referrals made
  • Maintain a tracking system to monitor patient health issues, medical appointments, and prescribed medications (internal/external).
  • Provide patient education and counseling around health issues.
  • Provide staff education around health-related issues.
  • Provide crisis intervention on an emergency basis when indicated.
  • Complete all needed documentation and reports in a timely manner. Informs Program leadership (Director, Asst. Director, and/or Coordinator) of any problems or anticipated inability to meet deadlines.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings, case conferences and other unit meetings.
  • Maintain communication and teamwork with clinical staff to integrate and enhance clinical services.
  • Conduct toxicology testing, as needed
  • Identify the current health needs of the patient population and implement activities to address service and informational deficits.Who You Are:
    • Must be a NYS Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Experience working in a substance abuse treatment setting or special populations required.
    • Experience working with adolescents a plus.
    • Bilingual Spanish a plus.
    • Must be able to work three evenings.
    • Flexibility in scheduling a plus.
    • Commitment to providing quality services and outcome driven performance measures
    • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
    • Experience with AVATAR electronic health records a plus
    • Able to work the required 14 hoursAt Outreach, we enjoy a strong work-life balance, excellent benefits, and ongoing professional training. Our enthusiastic employees love what they do and the positive impact they make every day. Outreach embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.Our employees are the reason Outreach ranks among the most respected health and human services providers in New York City and Long Island. In fact, we have been named one of the "Best Companies to Work for in New York" a total of nine times since 2010. Communities throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island turn to Outreach for a vast array of treatment and training needs. We customize our services to increase our access to a wide range of individuals and groups including Families, Justice System, Aspiring Professionals, EAPs/MAPs and Community Members. Outreach's treatment services are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and employ best practices in line with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services' (SAMHSA) indicators of quality treatment. An EEO employer, we enjoy exceptional workforce retention - many of our employees have been with Outreach for 10 years or more, some starting as part-timers and now working in full-time senior management. Adding to our outstanding benefits, some members of Outreach's clinical and professional staff may be eligible for student loan forgiveness and repayment plans for persons working in public service, education, and health care, including the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plan, or the New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness (LSWLF) Program. Outreach's NYC outpatient programs are also approved for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment program, for eligible clinicians. Compensation details: 32-50 Hourly WagePI001cbeffa987-31181-33769867

Keywords: Outreach Development Corp., New York , PT SOR Registered Nurse, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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