Lead Nurse (LPN)
New Season

Sarasota, Florida

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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New Season:

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").

Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.



Job Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Medical Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and under the direction of the Program Director for administrative matters participates in the promotion and restoration of patients' health, collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, and provides support to patients.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Supplies and administers single dose medication pursuant to physician order and records dosage administered in the medical record.
  • Prepares pre-poured doses for takeout patients as permitted by state specific policies and procedures.
  • Ensures disposal of medical waste through proper protocol.
  • Observes patients' demeanor prior to dosing and seeks guidance from the Medical when an issue or concern is noted.
  • Contact other centers to verify dosages as needed.
  • Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient vital signs, TB tests when required and collects data for review by the Medical Director.
  • Schedules and screens patients to be seen by the Medical Director.
  • Assists Medical Director in collecting data for the history and physical as required.
  • Documents patient care by charting in the patient files and following physician orders consistent with clinic protocols.
  • Receives medical orders; ensures that medical orders are documented and signed by the physician and ensures orders are understood by the Program Director and other staff members as needed.
  • Prepares all pharmacy reports and reviews with the Program Director prior to submission.

Administrative Duties:

  • Conducts an actual sight and counts inventory of the medication supply daily.
  • Maintains absolute accuracy in daily accounting of medication that is supplied or administered in inventory.
  • Assumes responsibility for safeguarding medication inventory.
  • Collects fees in the absence of a cashier position.
  • Performs daily cash reconciliation in the absence of a cashier position; ensures all cash collected is given to Program Director daily so final count can be completed.
  • Receives and ensures accuracy of incoming medication shipments; advises necessary staff of any discrepancies in a timely fashion.
  • Promptly communicates patient issues or concerns to the Medical Director and to the Program Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care that may need to be addressed.
  • Works directly with the Program Director in assisting to create a monthly nurse schedule for pharmacy staff.
  • Acts as a resource to support the onboarding and training of nursing staff.
  • Is responsible for obtaining and maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
  • Actively participates in CARF preparation and state audit process.
  • Participates in all staff meetings and education in servicing.
  • Interfaces with the public and patients by answering phones, greeting visitors, and monitoring patient activities while on center premises.



Benefits:

  • Early morning hours (Allows for a great work life balance)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks with buy up options)
  • Excellent Medical (EPO & PPO plans), Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • FSA's, Telehealth and Tele-Counseling services
  • Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401k with up to 3% matching
  • Reimbursement for education, license, tuition, etc.
  • Referral bonus (up to $750)



Essential Qualifications:

  • Education/Licensure/Certification: LPN (Licensed in the state of the job location)
  • Required Knowledge: Understanding of opiate addiction, medical terminology General nursing knowledge and techniques. Basic mathematics skills. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft products including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must have basic typing skills.
  • Experience Required: Minimum of 1 year direct patient contact. Prior experience in a clinical environment is helpful.
  • Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Must have great attention to detail and be extremely accurate in performing daily functions.




New Season provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



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