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Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorder - Lubbock, Texas - Behavioral Health

Company: Thomas E Creek VA Medical Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorder - Lubbock, Texas
Duties

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Registered Nurse provides Nursing Case Management of Substance Use Disorder/Intensive Outpatient Program (SUD/IOP) Veterans, triages SUD walk-ins, assists with Suboxone initiation, educates about Naloxone, facilitates an IOP and/or SUD group about health issues. Assists with outpatient alcohol detox, UDS and ETOH screens. Completes clinical reminders. Assists and coordinates distribution of SUD performance measures (Suboxone QI, PDSI, STORM, etc.) for Lubbock. Completes PDMP checks for Prescribers for Controlled Substance refills. Collaborates with BHIP team members, SUD, IOP, and Access on updating care plans for alcohol detox and Suboxone initiation. Assigns the mental health treatment coordinator for the SUD Team. Assists the SUD/IOP team with transportation of Veterans as needed. Provides follow up care for SUD / IOP Veterans discharged from a Psychiatric facility or RRTP. Collaborates with the Suicide Prevention Team, Lubbock Clinic Operations Manager, and SUD/IOP Program Manager in evaluation and management of those who are at high risk for suicide, suicidal or homicidal. Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assist SUD Veterans with the transition to and from PCMHI or Primary Care. The nurse demonstrates a sustained high level of clinical practice, leadership and management skills in the provision of care with multidisciplinary team members.


Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Thomas E Creek VA Medical Center, Lubbock , Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorder - Lubbock, Texas - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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