To implement and monitor the Medication Management & Monitoring Program for patients prescribed habit-forming, opioid or benzodiazepine-based medication. The Registered Nurse (RN) is well-versed in evidence-based practices relating to opioid use and the treatment of opioid use, including Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Contracting, Prompting and Reinforcing (CPR).
Monitor medication tapering for patients.
Providing opioid abuse prevention education.
Coordinating addiction resources.
Providing referrals to the Southern California Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Program (SCDAP).
All other duties as assigned.
The RN will serve as a vital resource for patients who are prescribed opioid or benzodiazepine-based medications, watching for signs of addiction or abuse and coordinating tapering or dosage adjustments when necessary.
Current and unrestricted California RN license.
Familiarity with CA state dispensary regulations-preferred.
Valid California driver's license.
Current valid CPR certification.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a health care team with the goal of minimizing disruptions to our dispensary flow.
Ability and willingness to adapt to changes in clinic schedules, policy and procedure changes.
Commitment to the provision of high-quality health care for indigent and under-served men, women, and children.
Outpatient clinic experience only.
Internal Number: 00024
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