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Detox Nurses provide support to patients dealing with substance abuse. Common job duties listed on a Detox Nurse resume sample are assessing patient condition, implementing treatment plans, educating patients on their conditions, providing emotional support, administering medication, documenting nursing care, and reporting to detox specialists. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to demonstrate the following skills in his or her resume: nursing expertise, bedside manners, infection control, confidentiality, medical teamwork, clinical skills, and communication. Successful candidates hold a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing and are registered nurses.

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Detox Nurse

  • Responsible for monitoring and treatment of 41 patients in detox setting.
  • Conducted nightly chart audits and administered medication per treatment protocol
  • Assisted with patient intake which included insurance authorization, medical assessment, and notification of providers.
  • Assisted in behavioral management of patients which included verbal redirection and active listening.
  • Administers methadone and suboxone per treatment protocols, monitored patients CIWA and COWS, and provided patient education about detox procedures
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
2

Detox Nurse

  • Perform initial patient assessments and working with physicians to plan, implement, and evaluate plans of care for patients.
  • Measured and recorded patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood
  • Medication administration and documentation utilizing Mar.
  • Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient's condition.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
3

Detox Nurse

  • Admissions of patients seeking services for detoxification of drugs and alcohol on an 18-bed unit.
  • Administration of taper medications and evaluation the evaluation of withdrawal symptoms.
  • Provision of treatment goals and group counseling to assist in the development of strategies to maintain sobriety.
  • Referral to follow-up care with outpatient and rehabilitation facilities.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
Nursing
4

Admissions Detox Nurse

  • Assessed patients for level of care needs.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information.
  • Documented patient information obtained from assessment and interview.
  • Provided patient services for medical related issues.
  • Provided direct patient care, implementation of medical orders.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Set patients up for admission to detox rehab.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Detox Nurse

  • Work closely with physicians to ensure patient's complete a safe detox
  • Monitor vital signs, withdrawal symptoms, mood, ability to interact with others, and level of motivation for change
  • Administer scheduled medications and as-needed medications according to the subjective and objective results
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
6

Detox Nurse

  • Conduct OOWS and CIWA assessment, monitoring and communicate observations and findings with physicians and other members of the treatment team.
  • Administer Detox and Psychiatric medications as prescribed.
  • Monitor for seizures and adverse effects.
  • Conduct Groups to promote restoration of health, client and family education and serves as a client advocate.
  • Coordinate with Nursing Program Director, Medical Director, Executive Director, Social Workers, Pharmacist, and Case Managers to keep all informed of current departmental activities, plans, and developments through both oral and written reports.
  • Maintain medical charting using Credible software
  • Coordinate emergency medical care for medical and psychiatric emergencies.
  • Maintain and adheres to established infection control protocols.
  • Comply with all program policies and procedures, as well as all state and accreditation standards.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job

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