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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Comprehensive Healthcare
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services. What are we looking for in a Registered Nurse?Nurses for our outpatient programs collaborate with their assigned treatment teams to provide integrated, evidence-based treatment to clients. Nurses work closely with clients to administer medications, to provide education about prescriptions and general health needs, and to develop a treatment plan that reflects the clients' goals. When possible, nurses will also coordinate with clients' families or social supports to help position clients for success. Our programs have adopted trauma-informed principles to client care, so the nursing process will similarly take a respectful, client-centered approach. This position is part of our outpatient treatment program for individuals who are opioid-dependent. Substance use treatment at Comprehensive is evidence-based and emphasizes harm reduction &continued progress toward each individual's recovery goals. This position requires a Registered Nurse who demonstrates an understanding of substance use disorders and their treatment, supports the evidence-based model of medication-assisted treatment, and understands the potential risks and thus need to follow exactly all protocols & testing to provide safe treatment. There are two Monday-Friday shifts available: 5am-1:30pm or 5:30am-2pm. Both positions will be required to participate in the rotation for Saturday morning coverage. Nursing duties may include:administering medications (including injections) and monitoring clients' symptoms & response to medicationutilizing electronic dispensing software for methadone administrationmonitoring methadone and dispensing supplies, completing daily inventory, and following protocol for receiving shipmentscounseling clients & their families about medications and treatmentcompleting nursing assessments and monitoring for symptoms of dyskinesia, sedation, or intoxication prior to administering any medicationreviewing new prescriptions provided by clients for contraindications and coordinating care with hospitals & clinics as neededassessing clients for safety and risk to self or others, and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicatedcompleting all clinical documentation in timely and thorough manner Qualifications:Registered Nurse license in Washington StateMust be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation upon hire or be approved for a medical or religious exemption prior to starting work What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You Training and DevelopmentA variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotionRegular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs Innovative Program & ServicesA strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environmentInnovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environmentJoint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvementEstablished partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services Excellent BenefitsCompetitive salaries within our communities and industryHealthcare coverage for employee and qualified family membersGenerous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policiesAccess to Employee Assistance Program servicesAgency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensationAdditional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match of up to 4% of compensationAgency-funded life and disability insurance program Financial incentives to further employee educationEducational loan repayment programs (conditions apply) Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us to make arrangements.

Keywords: Comprehensive Healthcare, Yakima , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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