This position performs responsible and professional nursing work or professional administrative nursing work in the clinic setting. This position is also responsible for the care and treatment of clients in accordance with the accepted professional, legal and ethical nursing standards. Primary responsibilities include medication monitoring, client assessments, laboratory collections and interpretation of results, client and family education regarding office based opiate treatment, medication, mental health, addiction and recovery.
1. Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
with at least 3 years recent nursing experience.
2. Ability to assess individuals experiencing substance use problems
4. Ability to administer substance withdrawal scales, such as Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for
Alcohol (CIWA) and Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)
5. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team.
6. Ability to demonstrate understanding and support of agency policies, legal considerations and professional
7. Pass a standard State and Federal background check
8. Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications. Able to type at least 40
words per minute.
9. Current CPR certification
10. Excellent written and oral communication skills
11. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License.
1. BSN preferred
2. ANCC Psychiatric/Mental Health Certification
3. Experience working with OSAR/SUD programs, including use of withdrawal scales, such as Clinical
Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol (CIWA) and Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)
3. Experience in a psychiatric acute treatment unit, psychiatric home care, psychiatric outpatient clinic and
or office based opiate treatment center
4. Case Management experience.
5. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, DME regulations, JCAHO, DHS, local state and federal
6. Bilingual-Spanish and or ASL
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