This Registered Nurse (RN) performs nursing and supervisory duties for the outpatient Withdrawal Management program and the 4 bed Withdrawal Management Unit under the leadership of the Director of Residential Nursing, the Director of Outpatient Nursing, and the Withdrawal Management Program Director. The person chosen for this position must possess strong knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of working with individuals with psychiatric and mental health, medical diagnoses, substance use disorders and detoxification of substances.
Responsibilities include nursing focused assessments, monitoring of medication administration, education regarding diagnosis, providing training to support staff within the center. The RN will assess and follow nursing care plans and will communicate findings with the RN, physician, nurse practitioner, behavioral health staff and treatment team. The RN is responsible for admission of individuals into the outpatient program, continued monitoring for stabilization, completing refills for prescribed medications and triaging calls Monday through Friday 7 AM to 4 PM. The RN will report to the Georgetown unit for work each day but may work from other clinics in our programming counties to ensure all nursing staff have proper withdrawal management education, knowledge, and support.
This RN must have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations. Tasks and documentation of services are provided in accordance with accepted legal and ethical nursing standards.
Other duties may include individual assessments, laboratory collections and interpretation of lab results, individual and family education regarding medications, health and nutrition, mental illness, and substance use. The RN is responsible for adhering to all agency policies and procedures.
Salary: $42.39 – $48.39/hr
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: |
1. Unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas.
2. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.
3. Experience in a residential or outpatient withdrawal management or detox settings
4. Experience supervising others
1. Experience in a psychiatric residential, clinic, or inpatient setting
2. Primary Care, med surg, or ICU experience
|Salary Amount||$88,171 - 100,651/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|