Registered Nurse - Medication Assisted Treatment

Littleton, CO

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to support our Medication Clinic at our Sycamore location providing skilled nursing services which include the administration of long acting injectable medications, medication packing, & individualized medication education for clients. This is a full-time position in Littleton, CO, working Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM. You will be working with adult SPMI clients.

The MAT RN will be a part of our Medication Services Team but will specifically support two PMHNPs with our MAT clients. Medication Assisted Treatment utilizes medications (i.e., Naloxone, Buprenorphine, Suboxone, Gabapentin, Vivitrol, Antabuse) to help individuals with substance use disorders to address their addiction. The clinic operates Monday thru Friday at the Sycamore location. The program is comprised of waivered prescribers and a nurse. Clients are often connected to an outpatient clinician in the Recovery Cooperative as needed. Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and indigent funding accepted.

Salary: $68,000 - $72,000 annually

Job Purpose:
Provide person-centered nursing care that supports the delivery of behavioral health treatment services in the AllHealth medication services clinics; Promote efficient coordination of client care through collaborative practice and ongoing behavioral and nursing care management in order to improve care delivery and health outcomes.

Goals and Objectives:
Meet productivity standards for the job role.
Provide Internal and external care coordination services to effectively manage the physical and behavioral health care needs of clients and insure seamless integration of complex services.
Provide therapeutic interventions and documentation to meet regulatory standards and/or contractual requirements.
Actively participate and contribute within a team-based model of care to ensure integration of services and promote improved client outcomes.
Improve client satisfaction and health outcomes through direct client services, triage management and collaborative care delivery.
Promote positive culture of collaboration within AllHealth Network.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Work positively and cohesively as a member of the Medication Services team to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of clients.
Communicate effectively and work positively as a liaison to other internal and external providers to optimize care coordination and integration of care.
Communicate effectively to establish supportive therapeutic relationships with clients in order to evaluate, screen, educate and provide therapeutic interventions and care coordination to best meet client treatment goals.
Screen clients for health issues related to the use of psychotropic medications as well as other medical concerns, provide education regarding managing chronic illnesses, and make referrals to ongoing care as indicated.
Skillfully observe, assess and accurately document clients mental status and progress; provide appropriate interventions and communication to other involved team members.
In consultation with medical providers, monitor all client lab work. Consult with medical provider regarding any changes or concerns and document lab results accurately.
Triage and respond in a timely, efficient manner to client questions, concerns and needs as well as questions and requests from external providers regarding client care and medication treatment to best support clients in using their medications safely and effectively and in attaining their identified goals.
Attend staff meetings and participate as an active member of the Medication Services team.
Complete all required paperwork accurately, legibly and within established timelines.
Follow all AllHealth Network policies and procedures.
Complete all required trainings as listed in Relias Learning (both online training and face-to-face training) within required timelines.
Perform other duties as required within the scope of the position and the experience, education and ability of the employee.

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:
Registered Nurse with current Colorado license.
BSN preferred.

Minimum of 2 years of related clinical nursing practice experience with diverse populations in a physical and/or behavioral health setting.

Demonstrated ability in nursing assessment including evaluation and interpretation of medical and behavioral health information.
Knowledge and familiarity of nursing care management concepts, and psychotropic medications.
Possess advanced written and oral communication, decision making and problem solving skills, efficient time management with multi-tasking ability.
Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team; collaborating with other internal and external teams.
Ability to operate PC-based software programs including proficiency in Word, Excel and other computer based systems

Salary: $57,000 - $70,000 annually

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the AllHealth Network salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, merit, and the ability to embody the AllHealth Network mission and values. The range listed is just one component of AllHealth Networks total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives as well as a generous benefits package detailed below.

Benefits & Perks for Employees Working 30 hours or more:

First, you would be joining on of Denvers Top Places to Work! We are honored to receive this amazing designation and we know it is recognition from our engaged staff who believe they are taken care of, listened to, and believe they are part of something bigger.

Our facility is approved by the Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC), and we offer our employees the opportunity to participate in our Loan Repayment Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Positive, collaborative team culture
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings 401k, company match up to 50% of the first 6% contributed
  • Excellent Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays Off
  • Additional Benefits

AllHealth Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.