Registered Nurse Supervisor
Company: HEALTHRIGHT 360
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Job OverviewWorks with the Health and Wellness team as part of
the Addiction Medicine Team and in collaboration with the
behavioral health treatment team in the provision of medication
education, support, and adherence, the monitoring and treatment of
participants utilizing Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) services
for those with Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use
Disorders, and coordinates care for the participant with the
residential behavioral health team, the addiction medicine team,
primary care, and other internal and external healthcare resources
for the participant. Assists the addiction team's provider in the
education, counseling and treatment with MAT under standing orders,
provides health education around Substance Use Disorders and
treatment, coaches and guides participants during the treatment
process with medication assisted treatments. Works with behavioral
health staff in ensuring access and performs triage for
participants seeking treatment for OUD and other substance use
disorders. Collaborates with the healthcare team in any quality
assurance or quality improvement in the provision of substance use
disorder treatment. Works along with healthcare team in the
integrative process of Substance Use Disorder treatment, Mental
Health, primary care, and other healthcare services. Collaborates
with the Health and Wellness team in medication storage, disposal,
and control in the residential setting as well as providing
participant health education.Key Responsibilities
- Supervisory Responsibilities: Handles aspects of management,
including direct supervision and mentoring of subordinate
supervisory staff. Activities include, but are not limited to,
hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, disciplining, and
terminating. Ensures staff is familiar with program policies,
procedures, and practices. Responsible for ensuring that all
treatment service plans and activities are executed in keeping with
the organization's values, mission, vision and strategy.
Understands Supervisors role and the role of staff and how they fit
within the agency's mission and values. Responsible for ensuring
compliance with all programmatic or project contractual
requirements. Responsible for ensuring all direct reports remain in
compliance with all environmental, safety and health requirements
of the program(s) assigned. Responsible for ensuring all direct
reports remain in compliance with policies and procedures as it
relates to day to day program operations in collaboration with QI
and EHR staff. Works collaboratively with all level staff across
all North County Serenity programs. Responsible for direct report's
and team's performance. Responsible for attending contractual
meetings for program(s). Responsible for communicating with direct
reports any updates or changes of program or agency as directed.
Responsible for developing systems that help the program to run
efficiently within the contractual and agency limitations.
- Leadership Responsibilities: Provides clinical leadership for
participant health education, participant medication support, and
within the quality improvement infrastructure of the residential
program. Participates in matters related to performance and quality
improvement, planning, protocols and goal setting. Comfortable in
changing systems, champions change, and leads process change.
- Organizational Responsibilities: Properly and consistently
documents required information accurately on Clinic records and
reports in the electronic clinical record. Keeps up to date with
operational and procedural requirements. In conjunction with
Director of Addiction Medicine and/or designee, assures
organizational readiness for accreditation surveys and ongoing
monitoring and reporting of conformance to quality within the
program. Supports the interpretation of standards and processes to
meet best practice standards established in the program.
Coordinates and consults with the appropriate department heads
within the agency to facilitate integration between programs.
Provides direct care coordination support for participants to
access all aspects of healthcare services. Serves on appropriate
committees and work groups and other related committees of agency.
Attends staff meetings as team meetings as assigned.
- Performance and Quality Improvement Responsibilities: In
conjunction with the Director of Addiction Medicine and/or
designee, writes, reviews, and makes recommendations for policies
and procedures for nursing or organizational processes regarding
Health and Wellness in the residential setting. Active participant
in Quality Improvement activities and may act as a change champion
or lead. In conjunction with the Director of Addiction Medicine
and/or designee, is responsible for working with external
stakeholders on audits, reviews, or surveys and supports internal
efforts as appropriate.
- Training Responsibilities: Trains LNV's, health and wellness
staff, and behavioral health staff to improve the clinical skills
of staff. Orients new Health and Wellness staff to appropriate
policies, procedures and protocols of the program. Supports staff
training in quality improvement functions related to their specific
position; e.g., Medication Assisted Treatment, basic customer
service and participant interaction skills; clinical documentation
processes; incident reporting; confidentiality and privacy.
Provides training on clinical and quality improvement issues, as
needed and appropriate.
- Program Development and Project Management Responsibilities:
Participates in the development of program areas that support
nursing care, complex care management, care coordination, the
participant care team, and participant continuity of care. May
participates in grant/funding program development activities as
- Nursing Responsibilities: Manages medication storage,
administration, and adherence for participants. Monitors patient
medication use and helps to mitigate risk to patient by flagging
high dose medications and potential medication interactions to the
Director of Addiction Medicine and/or designee. Also support
Medication Assisted Treatment through counseling, education, and
administration of injectable medications under the supervision of
the addiction provider and standing orders. Provides appropriate
participant care education and counseling. Manages prescription
refills under the guidance of the addiction provider and standing
orders. Provides complex care and care coordination for all
participants accessing healthcare services internal and external to
HealthRIGHT 360. Works closely with staff collecting and reporting
contractual data as necessary. Functions as a nurse within the
scope of California BRN licensure and credentialing and privileging
of the agency.
- General Responsibilities: Comply with agency's policies and
procedures. Attend and actively participate in internal and outside
meetings as assigned. Ensure providing quality treatment through
compliance with training requirements. Arrange work schedule in
accordance with agency's needs which may include weekends,
overnights, and holidays. This may also include coming in on other
days not typically scheduled to work to provide program support.
Meet expected performance standards as assigned by supervisor.
- Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications,
specifically Word Outlook and Internet applications.
- Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse,
mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to
- Ability to interpret and follow Procedure manuals.
- Knowledge of how to navigate health systems and help direct
patients to the proper level of care.
- Familiarity with working on Electronic Medical Records.
- Ability to accurately and efficiently enter data into various
- Familiarity with HIPAA and ability to comply at all times.
- Ability to oversee a medication room and involved staff, in
order to provide observed medication administration, urine
toxicology and processing of medical forms (releases of
information, ER discharge paperwork).
- Ability to oversee self-administration of medications in a
residential facility.Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- BA or equivalent degree.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Active California
- BLS Certification or must obtain within 30 days of hire.
- First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment.
- CPR Certified within 30 days of employment.
- A valid California driver's license and automobile
- Must pass a background check and have at least 2 years in
recovery from any substance use disorder.
- Knowledge of detox from substance use disorder and commonly
- Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed
- Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress
- Experience working with safety net and criminal justice
- Knowledge of gender-responsive treatment.Tag: IND100.
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