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Registered Nurse (RN)

Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Position Overview 

This position works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director Residential Programs to oversee the contractual relationship with the Licensed Practical Nurse(s)(LPN) and other contracted medical personnel. The RNs role is to supervise LPNs and, in collaboration with each site leader and technicians ensure all NUWAY policy/procedures are being followed as well as NUWAY staff providing thorough and quality care. The RN trains all staff as necessary and any duties in the absence of LPN for all residential locations in the Twin Cities metro area.  The RN must be able to maintain client confidentiality in accordance with state and federal guidelines and HIPPA requirements.   


Assist in the treatment planning for clients and work with staff to provide direct, quality care for clients in accordance with nursing practice standards, established policies and procedures, individual treatment plan and regulatory requirements 

Supervises weekly lectures and lecture program rotation and consults with Program Manager regarding client health education 

Administer medical/nursing services as appropriate. Monitors any medication error and trains/retrains staff accordingly 

Direct supervision of LPNs to ensure compliance with NUWAY policy/procedures. Meets with LPN for weekly supervision re: training, personal and professional growth 

Conduct appropriate training assigned for all residential staff including mandatory trainings  

Responsible for all schedules for LPN ensuring coverage for both houses, including covering needs where necessary 

Help to manage clients medical needs and act as a liaison with outside providers and community resources to improve clients quality of care 

Participates, tracks and maintains Strategic Planning initiatives with Program Director and Program Managers  

Responsible for maintaining records related to Medication Errors, Incident Reports related to medical issues and client sick days 

Knows and follows program emergency procedures 

Works with Program Director regarding hiring, training, supervision and any disciplinary action/termination of LPNs  

Understands and follows emergency fire and weather policies and procedures 

Responds to client emergency medical needs, when required 

Attends treatment groups and other client and staff meetings as directed by Program Director  

All duties of LPN in the absence of LPN on staff including but not limited to: Filing, making copies and faxing and must be fluent with electronic health records 

Communicate with families, referral sources, and outside healthcare providers in a professional manner 

Provide culturally sensitive and relevant services to diverse clients and their families  

Other duties as assigned or required 


Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience  


Must be a current Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota 

Must be age 18 or older 

Must have current First Aid/CPR Certification obtained within 30 days of starting work 

Must be able to pass Minnesota DHS background study.   

Must be free of problematic substance use for at least one year immediately preceding employment and must sign a statement attesting to that fact  

Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds  

Possess maturity, patience, understanding and empathy with recovering individuals and work with a multidisciplinary team 

Physical Demands: Sitting for extended periods of time. Daily use of computer, phone, and other household and office equipment.  Lifting (max 25 pounds), minimal reaching, bending and stooping 

Conducts self in a professional manner 

Possess excellent oral and written communications skills 

Competent computer skills and able to effectively enter information in various systems 



Two or more years of experience with a working knowledge in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health 

NUWAY is an equal opportunity employer.



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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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