Job details

Registered Nurse – 3rd Shift

at Endeavor House North
Location Kearny, NJ
Category Nursing
Job Type Full Time

Description

Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a leading comprehensive provider of substance abuse treatment services to individuals that are addicted to drugs and / or alcohol. Founded in 2006, the Company has grown into an organization that operates over 30 substance abuse treatment facilities in five states (Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) with additional sites under development in Ohio, Indiana, and Minnesota.

Pinnacle treats over 10,000 people daily and provides a full continuum of care, including detoxification, residential, outpatient, and transitional living programs. Treatment includes treating the individual’s physical, spiritual, emotional, and psychological selves. Pinnacle is CARF accredited and all locations include physicians, nurses, clinicians, administrative, and support staff.

We are currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our team at our Endeavor House location in Kearny, NJ for our 11p-7a shift. 

About Endeavor House:

Endeavor House North is home to our medically supervised Detox unit, short-term residential rehabilitation program and the Intensive Outpatient Program.  The facility it housed in the former West Hudson Hospital.

The inpatient facilities feature semi-private rooms, a dining room, recreation areas, a variety of group meeting rooms, medical facilities and clinical offices.

Summary:   Monitor and coordinate all nursing and medical care of clients in the absence of the nursing manager.  Represent nursing staff at committee meetings as required.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Screen and assess each client for co-existing medical problems to assess risk factors affecting appropriate placement for treatment.
  • Coordinate continuum of care if deemed necessary to include off-site medical consultations for all clients.
  • Document and summarize individual nursing care for each client and communicate changes, progress, and/or immediate medical care to the medical director for weekly follow-up consultation.
  • Facilitate and educate clients and family in a group process to include chemical dependency issues and mental health issues.
  • Complete all task assigned by Executive Director, Medical Director, and/or Administrator when deemed necessary. 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Current nursing license in the state of New Jersey.
  • Current CPR/First Aide Certification.
  • Prior experience with chemical addiction and/or mental disorders including psychopharmacotherapy.
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience with regulations and standards including infection control, quality assurance, and patient care compliance for state licensure.

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We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package, paid time off, and the opportunity for professional development and advancement. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.