RN/LVN - Health & Wellness 890

Job Overview

Our facility at 890 Hayes Street (890) is a male-identifying only program with approximately 105 beds that provides clients with residential treatment for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) for up to 90-days. Clients are supported by a team of SUD and behavioral health professionals who provide counseling and education for substance abuse disorder, life skills, as well as individual and group therapy. The Health & Wellness Registered/Licensed Vocational Nurse is an integral part of this interdisciplinary team that supports our clients in navigating evidence-based treatment plans and the healthcare system. Our goal is that our clients transition into the community with with the skills and resources to sustain their recovery goals and optimal well-being independently.

Leads the Health and Wellness team in collaboration with the Addiction Medicine team in the provision of treatment with Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for clients with Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Provides support of treatment adherence via client education that assists them in developing strategies for taking their medication regularly and effectively. Coordinates care for the client with the residential behavioral health team, the addiction medicine team, primary care, and other internal and external healthcare resources for the client. Utilizes the Nursing Process, Harm Reduction, and Trauma Informed Care modalities in all actions taken to advocate for and support the client in their planning and goals.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Works collaboratively with all Health and Wellness staff.
  • 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.
  • Supports 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.
  • Provides complex care and care coordination for all clients accessing healthcare services internal and external to HealthRIGHT 360.
  • Works closely with stat 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.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Male-identifying, individuals with lived experience, and/or fluency in Spanish, Cantonese, & Tagalog are encouraged to apply.
  • Active California RN/LVN license.
  • BSN or equivalent degree.
  • BLS Certification or must obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • 1-2 years or equivalent experience, interest in working with homeless populations and in treating Opiate Use Disorder and other Substance Use Disorders.
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications -- Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams, and other internet applications.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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