Nursing Supervisor (RN) Substance Use Treatment Program
We are seeking an experienced Nursing Supervisor for our Methadone Maintenance Treatment Programs (MMTP) to ensure that patients receive quality care by supervising all methadone administration, opioid overdose prevention and related services.
The Nursing Supervisor will oversee all methadone administration working closely with the MMTP Site Administrator, Chief Medical Officer, doctors and program supervisors. The Nursing Supervisor will provide guidance and support to staff to manage the workflow regarding methadone administration procedures. This includes ensuring that all OASAS regulations are followed and patient medications, treatment and methadone-related procedures are administered in a safe, clean and organized manner.
Part of the Nursing Supervisor’s time will also be devoted to serving as the Program Director for our Opioid Overdose Prevention Program. This includes directly managing the program to ensure that program staff are appropriately trained by the Harm Reduction Coalition and organizing overdose prevention trainings and naloxone distribution both on site and through off-site outreach.
In addition, the Nursing Supervisor will supervise all medication nurses (4 full time LPNs and 3 per-diem LPNs). This includes scheduling and monitoring attendance and performance, and ensuring Saturday coverage. The Nursing Supervisor will conduct monthly nursing staff meetings and nursing education in-services as needed. There will also be opportunities for the Nursing Supervisor to lead and/or co-lead groups with other staff around health and addiction issues.
Qualifications: At CCHP, we value and practice a team-based approach to care. Experience working in a team is not required, but we are an “all hands on deck” kind of place, so being a team player is key, in addition to:
· BSN (Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in New York
· Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a team leader role and work experience as a professional nurse
· Minimum of 2 years experience working with underserved and substance use populations
· Methadone experience is highly preferred, but not required
· Bilingual in English and Spanish is desirable, but not required