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Dispensing Nurse Supervisor

Location
Lamar, Colorado
Salary
$60,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Apr 2024

HIRING BONUS $5,000

THIS POSITION IS MONDAY TO FRIDAY - DAY SHIFT ONLY

DISPENING NURSE SUPERVISOR

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment?  At Crossroads Turning Points (CTP), our employees can make a difference daily by helping people facing substance use and mental health challenges build a healthy lifestyle for their long-term recovery.  Our dedicated team provides personalized care to ensure an environment that allows healing for anyone who walks through our doors.

The dispensing nurse supervisor oversees a small team in the unit. The main task of this position is to measure and dispense methadone and other medications according to doctor orders and in compliance with FDA, DEA, and DBH regulations. This position is also responsible for ensuring proper maintenance of medical records and other documents within the OTP clinic and program.

 All positions require pre-employment drug screening and background checks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for ordering, receipt, dispensing, and record-keeping medication according to applicable rules and regulations.  Coordinating with program supervisors and counselors supports patient treatment, ensuring all medication is dispensed adequately following physician’s orders.  

Responsible for dosing and documenting all methadone doses within scheduled clinic hours.   

Report inconsistencies and problems regarding handling controlled substances to the Agency SUD Director. 

Scheduling and supervision of assigned staff.

Provide direction and support to assigned staff. 

Maintains a clean, safe work area and immediately reports potential hazards to the supervisor and other appropriate personnel.  

Complies with communicable disease procedures when performing phlebotomy for HIV testing.

Observe patients for urinalysis as needed.  

Qualifications

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Small team at the unit.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   

LPN license from the State of Colorado and/or multistate with some classes in a human service area such as psychology.

Experience

Prefer prior experience in the field.

Other:            

Knowledge of applicable laws regarding medication dispensing, storage, and accountability.    

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

May require bending and lifting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works in a methadone dispensing clinic.   

 

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent package of benefits: 

  • Student Loan Forgiveness (certain restrictions apply)
  • Medical (up to 70% paid by employer).
  • Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • Eight (8) Paid Holidays 
  • Two (2) Paid Administrative Holidays 
  • Career Advancement
  • Retirement 401K with employer match up to 5%.
  • Many other benefits (free and optional).

 

Apply today at www.crossroadstp.org under the employment tab.

Join a leader in the behavioral health field with over 44 years of experience!

Closing Date:

April 15, 2024 or open until filled.

Rate:

$60,000 per year + $5,000 hiring bonus

 

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

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