Registered Nurse - Withdrawal Management 815

San Francisco, CA 94117, USA Req #273
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need by providing comprehensive, integrated, compassionate care that includes primary medical care, mental health services, and substance use disorder treatment.

Benefits and perks:

  • HR360 offers a robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
  • Employees qualify for public loan forgiveness programs
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do.

Job Overview

This is a union position.

The Withdrawal Management Unit (Detox) at HealthRIGHT 360's Dual Diagnosis treatment facility at 815 Buena Vista (815) is a co-ed unit with approximately 70 beds that provides clients with social model detoxification support for co-occurring behavioral health and Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Clients are supported by a team of licensed nurses, SUD counselors, and behavioral health professionals who provide medication management support, counseling, and education. The Withdrawal Management Registered Nurse (RN) acts, in tandem with the Medical Director, as the lead in supporting our clients with Medication Assisted Therapies (MAT) as part of their evidence-based treatment plans. Our goal is that our clients transition into their recovery journey with stable physical health to build upon.

The Detox RN carefully assesses and evaluates induction of MAT treatment plans and reports findings to prescribing providers and other stakeholders in the client's care as necessary. They assess and evaluate client vital sign monitoring and observation checks for discontinuation. They act as resource in the medical management of Detox clients and may lead a team including but not limited to licensed nurses, licensed psychiatric technicians, and/or medical assistants. They are responsible for Drug Medi-Cal documentation compliance, such as medical necessity of WM services. They may participate in the ongoing training of Detox staff like including quarterly skills-checks. They participate in environment of care interventions such as medication control, storage, and disposal in the milieu; basic safety precautions in compliance with the nurse practice act; and in containment and cleanup of hazardous waste, utilizing appropriate PPE and supplies, as needed.

Key Responsibilities

Nursing Responsibilities: Monitors patient medication use and helps to mitigate risk to patient by flagging high dose medications and potential medication interactions to the provider/Director of Addiction Medicine. Triages and provides complex care coordination for all clients accessing healthcare services internal and external to HealthRIGHT.

Leadership Responsibilities: Comfortable in changing systems and champions change. Participates in matters related to performance and quality improvement and creates and ensures adherence to protocols.

Organizational Responsibilities: In conjunction with the Detox Nurse Manager, Nurse Director, and Program Director, assures organizational readiness for accreditation surveys and ongoing monitoring and reporting of conformance to quality. Supports the interpretation of best practice standards to implement into daily processes. Coordinates and consults with the appropriate department heads within the agency to facilitate integration between programs.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required:
  • Nurse currently licensed in the State of California with a degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to skilled nursing care.
  • Personal philosophies congruent with Trauma Informed Care & Harm Reduction modalities.
  • Experience as a supervisor.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR).
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Mandarin & Cantonese.
  • Experience working with LGBTQIA+, unhoused, criminal justice, and/or marginalized populations.
  • Experience with management of clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Peers with lived experience and those bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Mandarin & Cantonese encouraged to apply.
In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $43.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $45.00
Location on Google Maps
  • San Francisco, CA 94117, USA