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Registered Nurse - Recovery Center

Community Medical Centers, Inc. Fort Recovery, OH
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Recovery Center - Stockton, CA - Full Time / Regular


The Registered Nurse will work in the CMCRecovery Center. The Recovery Center is an out-patient center providingservices to individuals with substance use and/or mild to moderate behavioralcare needs. Patients are referred to the Recovery Center through a variety ofsources that include; referral given by CMC Behavioral Health Clinicians, MedicalProviders, Case Managers, external providers, agencies or self-referral. Thecenter provides a full assessment for individuals with mild to moderatesubstance and mental health care needs. Patients may be referred to casemanagement, recovery counseling, and/or medically assisted treatment. Thecenter will also provide sobering services. Patients that receive services maypresent under the influence of alcohol and may need medical assistance byRecovery Center employees. Recovery Center employees may be exposed to emotionallycharged situations, upset clients, and/or emergency situations.


* Licensed in the State of California as aRegistered Nurse

* IV certification preferred

* Preference for individuals with theability to communicate in Spanish and English; written and verbal

* Valid California Driver's License,proof of auto insurance, and personal transportation

* Current certification in basiccardiopulmonary resusci­tation


* Perform triage patient calls and walk-in patients as appropriate. Document triage form in accordance with established protocol

* Perform venipuncture as needed; perform intravenous fluid therapy as directed by clinician

* Performance of immunizations and laboratory screening procedures including performance of intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections as directed by clinicians

* Prepare examination rooms, immunization trays, and instruments as required

* Prepare patients for examinations including vital signs

* Performance of vision and hearing screening as required

* Perform electrocardiograms as needed

* Assist in maintaining efficient patient flow and interpret as needed

* Sees patients scheduled for nursing visits, i.e., wound checks, burns, skin test readings, dressing changes, cast checks, and follow-up injections

* Document patient’s medical record as it relates to specific patient needs, utilizing the clinic protocol as standard

* Assist clinicians as required

* Identifies physical, emotional, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patients

* Assist in the training, orientation and skill check-off of new staff in conjunction with the Clinic Manager or Director of Nursing Services as required

* Provide technical assistance for medical assistant, lab and reception staff as required

* Assist in maintaining supplies in cabinets and drawers in a neat and orderly fashion. Clean and sterilize supplies as directed. Prepare and stock examination rooms for use

* Monitor expiration dates on drug and autoclave supplies

* Complete prescription labels as required

* Monitor equipment for proper function and report any suspect equipment to the ­Clinic Manager­

* Perform individual patient education in conjunction with and as directed by the clinical staff

* Maintains compliance with blood borne pathogens, OSHA, etc., and clinic policies and procedures

* Participate in outreach activities as required

* Participate in clinic staff meetings

* Maintain viability of vaccines and monitor vaccine refrigerator

* Complete records of reportable diseases and monthly reports as required

* Performs other duties as required


Knowledge,Skills and Abilities

* Knowledge of professional nursingtheory and practice to give and evaluate patient care

* Knowledge of organizational policies,regulations and procedures to administer patient care

* Knowledge of medical equipment andinstruments to administer patient care

* Knowledge of common safety hazards andprecau­tions to establish a safe work environment

* Skill in applying and modifying theprinciples, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-goingpatient care

* Skill in identifying problems andrecommending solutions

* Skill in preparing and maintainingrecords, writing reports and responding to correspondence

* Skill in developing and maintainingdepartment quality assurance

* Skill in establishing and maintainingeffective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public

* Ability to maintain quality controlstandards

* Ability to react calmly andeffectively in emer­gency situations

* Ability to interpret, adapt and applyguidelines and procedures

* Ability to communicate clearly


Requires fullrange of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and fingerdexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighingup to 50 pounds. Requires correctedvision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.


Frequent exposureto communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinalpreparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.


Community Medical Centers, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great room for growth!

Community Medical Centers, Inc. (CMC) is a well-established community health center with more than 40 years of history serving diverse communities. CMC provides health services to those in greatest need. CMC provides a great range of services to the uninsured and limited insured populations. Leadership and vision quality initiatives support CMC strategic goals. CMC is driven to implement best practices and is focused on quality. CMC operates 14 primary care clinics, two dental clinics, HIV early intervention program, and a clinic for the homeless. CMC also provides other services to the community that include Health Education, Women’s Infants and Children (WIC), and a Sweet Success program that is aimed for pregnant women at risk for diabetes. CMC has a staff of about 70 plus Providers and has about 270,000 patient encounters yearly.

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