Phoenix House Nurse Manager Austin in Austin, Texas

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for minor medical care and supervision of adolescent clients in residential facility. The position provides minor medical care and referrals to adolescent clients, supervises clients in the self-administration of medication and documents appropriately, as trained and assigned. The position will monitor and audit medication supplies, both prescribed and over the counter medication and supervise and ensure all documentation is completed, filed, audited, and submitted as required. They will also provide training on health topics to non-medical staff and client education on health topics and will work closely with psychiatrist to ensure appropriate psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and follow up is provided while in treatment.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • RN license by the state of Texas

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum Two (2) Nursing experience, with at least one year experience in mental health or pediatric nursing

  • Minimum One (1) year supervisory experience

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Good computer skills

  • Valid Texas driver’s license.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled