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Community Medical Services NURSING MANAGER in Phoenix, Arizona


LocationPhoenix, AZ

TypeFull Time


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)

Managerial Duties

  • 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

Regulatory Compliance

  • 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‚Äôs 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