Reports to: Nursing Supervisor
Location: Synergy Center, Cherokee, IA Adult Male Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Full Time, Various Shifts and Inpatient Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Program, Sioux City, Iowa,Full Time
Establish working relationships with patients and families, Complete admissions to program per program guidelines, monitor and direct patient milieu as part of the program clinical team. Participate in patient staffing/treatment planning. Ensure that patients medical needs are met, communicate with physician and implement orders, interpret diagnostic procedures and lab values. Monitor and document patient compliance with medications and Doctors orders. Oversee administration of patient medication. Monitor and report infection control issues regularly.
Experience in the addiction/ mental health field (preferred)
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Bi-lingual skills (preferred)