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YesCare Corp Addiction Specialist RN in Jessup, Maryland

Experience & Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse

  • Active license as a Registered Nurse

  • Correctional experience preferred

  • Experience with addictions and substance use disorder preferred

  • CPR Certification

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a RN Substance Abuse Specialist with YesCare at (Facility Name) located in (City, State):

  • Confirm Medication Assisted-Treatment dose verification from community-based addiction clinics or prescribers

  • Develops and schedules an addiction medicine clinic list based on referrals and consults received

  • Conduct an individualized patient assessment and develop plan of care with the addictions physician or provider

  • Implement clinical skills and administer medication via all approved routes, as ordered

  • Utilize pharmacology knowledge for all medications and with specific to full opioid agonist, partial opioid agonist and long-acting opioid antagonist

  • Practices the nursing process in planning care for the patients with substance use disorder

  • Utilize nursing knowledge, treatment protocols and resources to provide appropriate care for patients

  • Educate staff on addiction medicine, substance use disorder, medication-assisted treatment, process addictions and any substance use related topics

  • Communicate treatment services with other healthcare and correctional staff

  • Assist in emergencies, as necessary

  • Provide quality assurance by participating in chart audits and participates in data tracking and statistics

  • Report problems encountered with negative trends and non-compliance issues

  • Implement the policies and procedures required the MD Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services and MD regulations for Opioid Treatment Programs

  • Advocate for patient actively withdrawing from their substance use

  • Other duties assigned.

YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2022-13159

Job Locations US-MD-Jessup

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 91216

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