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Per Diem Alcohol Nurse Counselor - Culver Marina

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: Responsible for nursing assessment, monitoring and support of outpatients and/or inpatients by the Addiction Medicine Department.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts Nursing assessments of patients, screening for detoxification needs and other health-related concerns.
  • Based on preliminary assessment and/or diagnosis, recommends the next level of treatment and liaisons with appropriate staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Implements outpatient detoxification protocols and administers medications and processes laboratory requests consistent with physician orders.
  • Evaluates and documents the efficacy of treatments and/or medications taken.
  • Develops and presents (as directed) patient-oriented lectures and materials or health-related and program concerns Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team, making appropriate referrals, advocating for patient needs, coordinating care delivery, and maintaining/improving quality standards.
  • Provides consultation services to physicians and nurses within other Kaiser medical departments as directed and provides clear, concise and targeted evaluations of patient need for Addiction Medicine continuing care services.
  • Provides appropriate nursing care in support of other program activities.
  • Orders, receives and distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies as necessary.
  • Assists in the development of nursing policies, practices and procedures as related to the Department of Addiction Medicine.Basic Qualifications:Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience providing nursing care in an addictions treatment setting.Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Basic Life SupportAdditional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of practice standards within the field of addiction treatment.
  • Knowledge of community organizations, referral resources.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as a detox nurse, last minute availability

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles , Per Diem Alcohol Nurse Counselor - Culver Marina, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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