Bay Cove Human Services Nurse Manager in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Position Title:Nurse Manager
Program Name:Andrew House Boston
Responsibilities:Order and maintain supplies of all controlled drugs and other medical supplies.
Supervise all staff nurses.
Conduct monthly nursing meetings.
Participate in daily rounds/report and discharge planning.
Maintain a collaborative relationship with the medical director, psychiatric consultant, and the nurse practitioner from Health Care for the Homeless.
Participate in all weekly management team meetings and planning retreats.
Weekend on call responsibilities as shared in a fair manner by all unit management staff.
Participate in the unit orientation of all new staff.
Participate in the training and education of all unit staff regarding changes and updates of medical aspects of substance abuse, detoxification, and mental illness as they might effect the patient.
Oversee the nurses’ responsibilities in utilization review and work collaboratively with the unit secretary and the insurance reviewers in utilization review procedures.
Understand and follow DEA and all state and federal regulations regarding the use of controlled drugs in the detox program.
Be available for DEA representatives during site visits or other contact regarding licensing and regulations.
Assist in the development and maintenance of a budget for pharmaceutical and medical supplies for the unit.
Qualifications:Massachusetts registration and license in nursing.
Five years acute care experience.
Two years supervisory experience.
Prior substance abuse experience required (CARN preferred).
Prior experience with homeless population preferred.
Understanding of homelessness and dual diagnosis issues required.
Driver's License Required?Yes