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Community Medical Services NURSE in Phoenix, Arizona


LocationPhoenix, AZ

TypeFull Time

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Under the supervision of the Nursing Manager and the Director of Medical and Nursing Operations, the Nurse is responsible for administering medication to clients; assisting medical providers; conducting required testing; maintaining medication inventory and audit records; and provide support to the overall operations of the clinic. Above all, the Nurse is responsible for providing patient-centered care in a professional environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(Includes the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Administer medications as ordered/prescribed by a CMS medical provider

  • Follows all medical provider orders

  • Monitors behavioral patterns, medical symptoms, and physical symptoms related to dosage, as well as other symptoms related to drug use (both licit and illicit) and mental health concerns

  • Obtains vital signs, blood specimens, and urine samples

  • Processes point of care urine drug screens per company policy

  • Prepares take-home medication(n/a in Montana)

  • Monitors medication administration closely to prevent diversion

  • Reports diversion to proper internal authorities

  • Maintains accurate client records in company‚Äôs EHR system

  • Documents medication errors and responds to adverse medical reactions per company policy

  • Arranges temporary incoming and outgoing courtesy dosing clients

  • Delivers medications to external facilities

  • Orders necessary dosing room and nursing-related supplies

  • Orders necessary medications(n/a in Montana)

  • Maintains accurate medication inventory records

  • Adheres to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations

  • Administers CPR, if necessary


  • Basic to intermediate computer knowledge

  • Knowledge of the signs of intoxication and opioid withdrawal symptoms

  • Demonstrates accuracy in medication administration and ability to maintain accurate client records

  • Problem solving, conflict resolution, and strong customer service skills

  • Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Culturally competent and sensitive to client and employee needs

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively between all organizational levels and with outside providers

  • Participates in continuing education and/or other job-related training

  • Adheres to and enforces company policies and procedures


  • Licensed LPN or RN in state(s) of employment

  • Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites

  • Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required