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Part-time Registered Nurse - Baton Rouge, LA

Cenikor Foundation is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Part time Registered Nurse in our long-term inpatient facility in Baton Rouge, LA.

Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday 2pm-7pm Thursday, Friday 4pm-9pm

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for working closely with program and clinical staff to provide health services for clients and staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Ensure the medical clinic is in compliance with program policies and procedures make suggestions for improvements when needed, and manage and operate the medical clinic efficiently.
  2. Ensure specialized medication regimens are adhered to, as required.
  3. Consult with staff on pre-admission screenings as needed.
  4. Complete a Health History and Physical Examination on all clients within 72 hours of admission to the facility.
  5. Provide health education for Cenikor clients and staff.
  6. Train designated staff to properly supervise client self-administered medication process.
  7. Supervise medical assistant to include training and assisting in completion of duties as required.
  8. Accurately assess and treat minor client health problems.
  9. Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
  10. Establish positive relationships with physicians and maintain a network of health professionals to assist in providing client medical treatment.
  11. Report potential communicable diseases to the public health authority as required. Oversee disposal and inventory of medication.
  12. Supervise and ensure disposal and inventory of medication.
  13. Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
  14. Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
  • Knowledge of the therapeutic community philosophy preferred.
  • Excellent assessment and communication skills.
  • Experienced in providing medical care to a diverse ethnic and cultural population.
  • Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.
  • Presents a professional, positive image.
  • Capable of performing job responsibilities in a professional manner.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor's Culture:
    • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
    • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
    • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
    • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
    • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years nursing experience preferably in providing care for individuals with alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and chemical dependency treatment.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Licensure Required:

  • Current licensure as RN
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Drug-Free Workplace

Equal Opportunity Employer

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