Per Diem Dosing Nurse

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
TBD
Posted
Nov 09, 2017
Closes
Dec 09, 2017
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Per Diem

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of each client for appropriateness to receive methadone dose.
  • Accurate use of breathalyzer.
  • Accurate dose preparation.
  • Accurate preparation of take home doses.
  • Documentation of all medication dispensed.
  • Proper documentation of spilled, wasted medication.
  • Maintain safety (alarm, safe, dosing only with security staff present).
  • Maintain professional boundaries.
  • Able to set consistent limits with clients Accurate documentation of methadone inventory.
  • Follow policies and procedures as outlined in Nursing Manual.
  • Provide health education as needed.
  • Maintain Universal Precautions.
  • May cross-train to office nursing role, to be determined by Nurse Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Current RN or LPN license in Massachusetts.
  • One year substance abuse or psychiatric experience preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.

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