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Licensed Practical Nurse - Columbia PT

Location: West Columbia, South Carolina
Job # 8294343
Date Posted: 10-19-2016
Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction regain control of their lives. We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.
 
Colonial Management Group, LP, is currently searching for a PRN LPN. Candidates must be able to work early morning hours and available to work some weekends. Candidates must be able to pass a credit check, background check and drug screening.

Schedule:
Saturday
5:30am to 9:30am & Sunday 5:30am to 8:30am 


 Responsibilities include:
  • Dispensing medication and recording dosages
  • Collecting fees for medication and maintaining records conducting a sight and count inventory of the methadone supply daily
  • Maintaining absolute accuracy in daily accounting of the methadone that is dispensed, inventory, and fees collected
  • Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient vital signs, TB tests when required, and other nursing assessment techniques
  • Schedules and screens patients to be seen by Medical Director
  • Assists the physician with history and physical as required
  • Receives medical orders and ensures that medical orders are documented and understood by Program Director and other staff members
  • Maintains absolute control and tracking of all medical paperwork involving patient dose changes, lab results, physician orders, phase/level changes and verbal orders
 
Understanding of opiate addiction, medical terminology. General nursing knowledge and techniques. Basic mathematics skills. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft products including Word, Candidates MUST have a current and valid license and be able to practice in the State of South Carolina. Outlook and Excel. Must have basic typing skills. Minimum of 1 year direct patient contact. Prior experience in clinical environment helpful. Nurse must also be able to obtain certification as a Pharmacy Technician
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