Company: New Season
Posted on: November 18, 2021
For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a
leading national health care service provider of outpatient
treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and
best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder
("OUD").Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states,
our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment,
counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with
OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the
underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of
care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the
patient on their journey to recovery.Job Summary:Under the
direction and supervision of the Medical Director or Registered
Nurse for medical matters and under the direction of the Program
Director for administrative matters participates in the promotion
and restoration of patients' health, collaborates with physicians
and multidisciplinary team members, and provides support to
- Supplies and administers medication pursuant to physician order
and, records dosage administered in the medical record.
- Conducts an actual sight and counts inventory of the medication
- Maintains absolute accuracy in daily accounting of medication
that is supplied or administered in inventory.
- Assumes responsibility for safeguarding medication
- Collects fees in the absence of a cashier position.
- Performs daily cash reconciliation in the absence of a cashier
position; ensures all cash collected is given to the Program
Director daily so the final count can be completed.
- Receives and ensures the accuracy of incoming medication
shipments; advises necessary staff of any discrepancies in a timely
- Ensures disposal of medical waste through the proper
- Observes patient's demeanor prior to dosing and seeks guidance
from the Medical Director or Registered Nurse when an issue or
concern is noted.
- Promptly communicates patient issues or concerns to the Medical
Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and to the Program
Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited
to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care
that may need to be addressed.
- Contacts other centers to verify dosages as needed.
- Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient
vital signs, TB tests when required, and collects data for review
by Medical Director or RN.
- Schedules and screens patients to be seen by the Medical
- Assists the Medical Director in collecting data for the history
and physical as required.
- Makes medical record entries as directed by the Medical
Director or RN and consistent with clinic protocol.
- Receives medical orders; ensures that medical orders are
documented and signed by the physician and ensures orders are
understood by Program Director and other staff members as
- Maintains absolute control, tracking, and confidentiality of
all patient medical paperwork.
- Complies with federal and state privacy rules, including 42 CFR
Part 2 and 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164 as well as applicable clinic
policies and procedures.
- Is responsible for obtaining and maintaining proper licensure
and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
- Actively participates in CARF preparation and state audit
- Participates in all staff meetings.
- Complies with all Local, State, Federal, and Colonial
Management Group, LP rules, regulations, and policies.
- Acts always in the best interest of patients, the program, and
company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary rights of
patients and the company.
- Interfaces with the public and patients by answering phones,
greeting visitors, and monitoring patient activities while on
center premises.Other ResponsibilitiesFor Minnesota staff only:
responsible for satisfying Freedom from Chemical Use
ProblemsSupervisory Responsibilities:(Scope of the person's
authority, including a list of jobs that report to this
job).NoneEssential Qualifications:(To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and
ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions).Education/Licensure/Certification: Active nursing
license in the state in which the clinic is located.Required
Knowledge: Understanding of opiate addiction, medical terminology
General nursing knowledge, and techniques. Basic mathematics
skills. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all
Microsoft products including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Must have
basic typing skills.Experience Required: Minimum of 1-year direct
patient contact. Prior experience in the clinical environment is
helpful.Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent customer service
and interpersonal skills. Must have great attention to detail and
be extremely accurate in performing daily functions.Physical
Demands/Work Environment:(The physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.)Finger Dexterity: Use primarily when operating hands to
medicate patients, utilize keyboard and telephone.Talking: To
convey detailed or important instructions to patients and
employees.Hearing: Ability to hear normal conversations and receive
ordinary information.Vision: Average, ordinary, visual acuity
necessary to observe patients and work on a computer. Clear vision
at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.Physical
Strength: Standing most of the time. Exerts up to 10 pounds of
force occasionally.Working Conditions (The working conditions
described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
- Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday
- Ability to perform other duties as required.Mental
Activities:(The mental activities described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.)Reasoning Ability: Ability to resolve
practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to
maintain confidentiality.Mathematics Ability: Advanced mathematics
ability needed to maneuver through daily medications (milligrams)
functions and tasks.Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and
interpret general healthcare journals, professional journals, and
technical procedures. Ability to write reports and medical
correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from staff and outside agencies.16Morganton
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