UnityPoint Health RN-Behavioral Health in Davenport, Iowa

The Robert Young Center and the Center for Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is dedicated to the prevention, education, and treatment of addictions, substance abuse, and other disorders related to the harmful use of alcohol and drugs. We treat the addict, the abuser, and their family and friends. CADS offers a variety of substance abuse services focused on support, care, and treatment designed to meet the needs of families and individuals of all age groups in the community.

The Robert Young Center- CADS is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) for second shift (3pm-11pm) or 3rd shift (11pm-6am) to work with our Residential Detox patients in Davenport, IA. You will play a critical role with our client monitoring them for signs and symptoms of intoxication and withdrawal as well as proving client education about substance abuse and withdrawal. This also includes completing screenings on clients, admission paperwork, documentation in charts, making client referrals when the facility cannot meet clients’ needs and calling insurance companies for pre-authorizations. If you would like to be a part of a team that centers around patient care and team communication consider working for us.

This position is responsible for the delivery of medical services for the County Oaks or Rock Island Facility.

Administrative/Clinical

  • This includes completing screenings on clients, completing admission paperwork, documentation in charts, making client referrals when the facility cannot meet clients’ needs and calling insurance companies for pre-authorizations. Also includes providing education to clients on substance abuse and withdrawal.

Medial Monitoring and Management

  • This includes monitoring client withdrawal symptoms and managing these symptoms under the supervision of the Medical Director. Assist Medical Director with client physicals. Read client T.B. tests, complete urine screens, manage and administer medications ordered by the Medical Director.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

The employee must be a Registered Nurse (RN, AA, or BSN) with a license in the State of Iowa. They must be certified in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of substance intoxication and withdrawal including pharmacological factors.

  • Knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine placement criteria and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual as it relates to substance-related disorders or able to acquire the knowledge.

  • Knowledge of the Code of Ethics for nurses.

  • Knowledge of the federal drug and alcohol confidentiality law (42 C.F.R. Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

  • Ability to supervise and direct other staff members.

  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work a varied schedule to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, outside professionals and the general public.

  • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodation where applicable.

  • Skills in the operations of computer word processing applications.

License(s)/Certification(s):

Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

CPR

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Read, writes, comprehends, and speaks fluent English.

Requisition ID: 2018-54232

Street: 12160 Utah Avenue

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Detox - Country Oaks

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 2nd shift typically 3pm-1130pm; rotating weekends

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org