The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Medical Healthcare Provider

Job Locations US-MI-Monroe
Job ID
2018-5096
# of Openings
1
Category
Harbor Light
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Provide health care services to Harbor Light Detox and program clients, according to professional standards and The Salvation Army Harbor Light policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all inquires with regards to information, referral, and/or possible admission.
  • Conduct pre-admission screenings of potential clients for detoxification services, schedule detoxification admissions according to Harbor Light admission criteria
  • Conduct client admissions/discharges to detoxification and residential programs, including completion of all required medical documents
  • Provide general health care of clients which includes but is not necessarily limited to: a) administering and recording medications as prescribed by attending physicians, b) perform vital sign checks and document results
  • Take appropriate action as directed by attending physician to ensure clients medical stability and in cases of emergency facilitate assistance per Harbor Light protocol.
  • Assist Medical Director or designate in the provision of medical services
  • Work with the treatment team to maintain order, discipline, and a substance free environment
  • Attend all required staff meetings; training sessions, seminars and/or workshops for staff development
  • Maintain records, charts, logs and all other pertinent data for the medical unit on a daily basis
  • Request Authorization fro SEMCA Medicaid referrals upon admission to program
  • Understand and work within The Salvation Army and Harbor Light Mission Statements
  • Possess an excellent working knowledge of The Harbor Light Policies and Procedures
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • HIPAA - Level 1 access to Clinical Records

Qualifications

  • Must possess one of the following Michigan Licenses: a Registered Nurse,  Practical Nurse, Emergency Medical Technician, or a Paramedic
  • Experience in the substance abuse field preferred
  • Possess working knowledge of Occupation, Safety, and Health Administration standards and Universal Precautions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications, and  Email
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records systems preferred                 
  • Possess good communication skills
  • T.B Test and police clearance required

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