About us: We are the largest Hispanic non-profit organization in New York, and the second-largest Hispanic non-profit in the country. We’ve been servicing communities since 1969, and we’ve helped thousands and thousands of people with healthcare, substance abuse treatment, home and hospice care, affordable housing, and more. Each year, we care for more than 181,000 children and 118,000 adults. That’s an average of about 3,200 families. And by hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Orlando, and Puerto Rico.
- 3+ years previous relevant experience in substance abuse program required
- Approved nursing Associate degree program Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Licensed and currently registered as a Professional Nurse in NYS
- Supervisory experience required
- Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making
- Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion
- Must be able to multi task with strong organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate both verbally and in written form
- Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity
- Overtime may be required
- Follows clearly defined policies and procedures
- May require work outside of standard work hours or on weekends
- Light work (lifting approximately 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects up to 10 pounds
Under supervision of the Medical Director, the Nurse Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing process. The Nurse Supervisor participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information about the nursing services. The Nurse Supervisor coordinates care between other professional disciplines as needed. Through documentation and verbal communication, essential information is shared with health care team members. When care is not provided directly by the Nurse Supervisor, the Nurse Supervisor assigns/delegates care to other qualified members of the health team. This position will adhere to all policies, procedures and regulations set forth by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse to ensure patient safety and compliance. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Uses computer for basic word processing and / or basic spreadsheet use
- Uses a variety of software packages to maintain databases and create complex, custom reports
- Supervises all the LPN’s and monitors productivity to ensures policies and procedures are being followed
- Assists the Medical Director with the history and physicals of the outpatient clients
- Conducts monthly audits of client records and present the results to the QA committee.
- Develops an action plan to address trends
- Dispensing of methadone as required
- Conduct preliminary nursing assessments
- Reviews daily, weekly and monthly reports of the methadone clinic
- Reviews policies and procedures with Regional Director and participates in any changes that need to be tailored to the Albany operation
- Participates in weekly client case conferences
- Conducts “Health related topics” group meeting
- Assists the medical or program director with the day to day operations when necessary
- Frequent: Walking, standing and typing
You’d be making a difference in people’s lives, and we want to make a difference in yours. That’s why we offer perks like:
- A generous compensation package, to attract (and keep) top talent like you.
- Great health, disability, and life insurance plans, to handle any of life’s unexpected curveballs.
- Generous paid time off, so you can recharge your batteries with friends and family.
- A pension plan, to help secure your financial future.
Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity. No employment services or agencies need respond.