Community Medical Services NURSING MANAGER in Phoenix, Arizona
NURSING MANAGER JOB SUMMARY
Under the operational supervision of the Regional Operations Director, the Nursing Manager is responsible for training, managing, and supporting nursing staff at assigned locations. Above all, the Nursing Manager is responsible for ensuring that patient-centered care is provided at all times in a professional environment.
Direct supervisor for nurses at assigned locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes the following; other duties may be assigned)
Manages nursing schedule and ensures adequate coverage for assigned locations
Assists in the hiring and termination of nursing staff for assigned locations
May fill in as a dosing nurse as needed
Maintains processes for medication management
Monitors dispensing logs, biannual reporting, and documentation related to medication and inventory practices
Responsible for oversight of patient records including orders, daily dosing sheets, nurse’s notes, accountability of medication, and required daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting.
Ensures adherence to all DEA and federal regulations by assigned nursing staff
Assists Director of Medical Operations with monitoring and follow-up activities related to the DEA, CARF, state authorities, and other regulatory bodies
Serves as regional point of contact for assigned locations for DEA auditing processes.
Training and Employee Development
Facilitates new employee training for new nursing staff
Implements and trains nursing staff related to updates and changes in nursing protocol
Basic to intermediate computer knowledge
Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms
Demonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client records
Problem solving, conflict resolution, and strong customer service skills
Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
Culturally competent and sensitive to client and employee needs
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively between all organizational levels and with outside providers
Participates in continuing education and/or other job-related training
Adheres to and enforces company policies and procedures
Licensed LPN or RN in state(s) of employment
Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites around Maricopa County
1-2 years in a lead or supervisory role
1-3 years of experience in the field of behavioral health or substance use disorders
Experience in an opioid treatment program preferred, but not required