Phoenix House Registered Nurse in Holyoke, Massachusetts
At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care.Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years.We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction.Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.
We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch.As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.
- Assess, as needed, patient’s
individual needs on the basis of assessment and data collection to ensure
proper admission per funding regulations.
- Perform client medication data entry
necessary to complete admission using the Electronic Health Record as
required by Program Manager/Director.
- Assist Case Managers to develop
treatment plans that are coherent and reflective of client’s progress and
development. Involve client
appropriately in the process and document in the Case Note section of the
Electronic Health Record.
- Implement doctor’s orders, administer
specified medication, monitor and record vital signs as needed, and
maintain medical/ nursing records.
- Observe patients and document their
responses to treatment and report out these findings to staff in daily
staff via email updates.
- Carry out administrative procedures in
compliance with program policies.
- Provide medical documentation and
medication monitoring training to staff.
- Participate in Case Management
treatment team weekly meeting providing patient’s progress and treatment.
- Monitor clients in individual, group,
and family formats.
- Discharge patients in accordance with
- Respond to client crises and
emergencies as needed.
obtained through completion of a Bachelor Degree curriculum from an accredited
institution, orequivalent combination of knowledge and experience in substance abuse.
- Minimum one year related experience
- Ability to perform the core functions of a
substance abuse health professional.
- Ability to develop rapport with
substance-abusing populations and families.
- Ability to apply organizational management
skills and maintain self and client discipline.
- Ability to prepare and maintain required
- Ability to comply with internal, local,
state, and federal regulations and policies.
- Ability to work and communicate with
- Ability to work within the confines of a
modified therapeutic community.
Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.
Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled