Leadership Responsibilities: Works collaboratively with the Health and Wellness staff. Provides clinical leadership for client health education, client medication support, and within the quality improvement infrastructure of the healthcare and residential program. Participates in matters related to performance and quality improvement, planning, protocols and goal setting. Comfortable in changing systems, champions change, and lean process change.
Organizational Responsibilities: Properly and consistently documents required information accurately on Clinic records and reports. Keeps up to date with operational and procedural requirements. In conjunction with Director of Addiction Medicine, assures organizational readiness for accreditation surveys and ongoing monitoring and reporting of conformance to quality within the clinics. Supports the interpretation of standards and processes to meet best practice standards established in the health services program. Coordinates and consults with the appropriate department heads within the agency to facilitate integration between programs. Provides direct care coordination support for clients to access all aspects of HR360 healthcare services. Serves on appropriate committees and work groups and other related committees of agency.
Performance and Quality Improvement Responsibilities: In conjunction with the Director of Addiction Medicine, writes, reviews, and makes recommendations for policies and procedures for nursing or organizational processes regarding Health and Wellness in the residential setting. Active participant in Quality Improvement activities and may act as change champion or lead. In conjunction with the Director of Addiction Medicine, is responsible for working with external stakeholders on audits, reviews, or surveys and supports internal efforts as appropriate
Training Responsibilities: Trains nursing students, nursing volunteers, health and wellness staff, and behavioral health staff to improve the clinical skills of staff. Orients new nurse staff, volunteers, and behavioral health staff to appropriate policies, procedures and protocols of the medical clinic. Supports staff training in quality improvement functions related to their specific position; e.g., Medication Assisted Treatment, basic customer service and client interaction skills; clinical documentation processes; incident reporting; confidentiality and privacy. Provides training on clinical and quality improvement issues, as needed and appropriate.
Program Development and Project Management Responsibilities: Participates in the development of program areas that support nursing care, complex care management, care coordination, the client care team, and client continuity of care. Participates in grant/funding program development activities as appropriate
Nursing Responsibilities: Manages medication storage, administration, and adherence for clients. Monitors patient medication use and helps to mitigate risk to patient by flagging high dose medications and potential medication interactions to the Director of Addiction Medicine. Also support Medication Assisted Treatment through counseling, education, and administration of injectable medications under the supervision of the addiction provider and standing orders. Provides appropriate client care education and counseling. Manages prescription refills under the guidance of the addiction provider and standing orders. Provides complex care and care coordination for all clients accessing healthcare services internal and external to HealthRIGHT 360.Works closely with staff collecting and reporting contractual data as necessary. Functions as a nurse within the scope of California BRN licensure and credentialing and privileging of the agency.
And, other duties as assigned.