Full-Time Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse provides medical and treatment services to substance use disorder adults & their families. They must be knowledgeable about Substance Use Disorders, family illness model, community resources, and treatment modalities. The RN provides medical services to clients including Medication Assisted Treatment that entails monitoring and reporting symptoms and changes in client status, and administering medications (including injections) under the supervision of Nurse Practitioner.  They review all clients’ medical history, medication and clients’ response to medications and provide comprehensive medication education to clients. The RN also provides educational, emotional and psychological support to client and family members through psychotherapy services (individual and group). They protect clients and employees by adhering to infection –control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Responsible for documenting client care services by charting in client’s record, as well as modify and participate in treatment plans as needed.  Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Must be knowledgeable of professional nursing theory, standard nursing protocol, state regulations, and the legal implications of nursing practice, as well as knowledge of basic nursing principles, standards, practices including basic body systems/functions and related medical assessment techniques.  The RN must possess knowledge of medications, their uses, and potential adverse effects, including narcotics, mood altering, and behavior control drugs. They must maintain professional standards of ethics, thorough knowledge of implementation of client confidentiality, client rights and grievance policies and procedures.  Participates in Peer Review, Utilization Review, agency staff meetings and In-Service trainings as scheduled. Develops and maintains positive personal and agency relationship with all stakeholders including referral sources, community resources, and insurance companies and managed care companies. Relates and works well with staff in a professional, team approach.

Licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Three plus years of nursing experience, preferably with substance use disorders.

Background Check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits: Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance

To apply, forward resume with cover letter to Wendy Dixon, Executive Assistant, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, 9083 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, Ohio 44060, FAX 440 205-2685. rstickle@lgrc.us  EOE