WE ARE SEEKING A REGISTERED NURSE AND A PROGRAM DIRECTOR AT OUR FACILITY LOCATED IN CROWNSVILLE, MD
This individual will be responsible for performing initial nursing assessments for all incoming residents within 24 hours, arrange appropriate medical care and comprehensive physicals within seven days of admission, supervise the administration of clients self medications and maintain accurate records of same. Educating clients on nutrition, health care and hygiene are also important functions of the Registered Nurse. This individual must implement and supervise infection control policies and procedures, maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies and accurate records of the same in compliance with regulatory agencies, ensure proper separation and storage of medical supplies in accordance with regulatory agencies and implement health related seminars, including but not limited to HIV/AIDS, nutrition, self medication, etc.
- Valid R.N. License with 5 years experience (two years experience in mental health or community health care setting)
This individual is responsible for a program with an operating budget of no greater than $750,00. The Program Director is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the operation of the program and staff under his/her direction. This individual will oversee the quality of services offered in the program to insure that services are consistent with the needs of the individual and that they also represent the overall intent of the Gaudenzia philosophy.
Duties may include, but are not limited to: establishing goals and objectives for the specific program, planning and implementing treatment services, supervision, evaluation and training of staff ensuring compliance with licensing, funding and other regulatory agencies. Assess admission and discharge to maintain census and budget matrix.
Work is performed with considerable independence in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures. Work is reviewed and supervised by the Regional/Devision Director to whom this individual reports.
- Master’s Degree plus two (2) years’ experience.
- Bachelor’s Degree plus three (3) years’ experience.
- Associate’s Degree or CAC plus four (4) years’ experience.
- Experience must be in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting with at least one year supervisory, direct service and program planning experience.
- Degree from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, public administration, business management, nursing (with specialty in nursing/health administration) plus specialized training in a relevant area e.g. women and children, HIV/AIDS, mental health, criminal justice, adolescents, etc. Must be licensed and a certified approved supervisor through the Board of Professional Counselors.
- Sobriety: If recovering, two (2) years sobriety.