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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