Dispensing Nurse **$1,000 Hiring Bonus

Arlington, Washington, United States | ICCS | Full-time

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 Position Summary

 Responsible for the safe and efficient dispensing of methadone medication to patients in compliance with WAC, FDA, DEA, regulations and clinic policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurately and efficiently dispenses daily doses of methadone/methadose, medications
  • Maintains current inventory of medication and medical supplies in secure environment
  • Assessment of patients’ physical condition; reporting observations to supervisor either verbally or in writing
  • Alerts treatment staff of any observed changes in patients’ status
  • Maintains accurate dispensing records
  • Daily review of medical order book and recording of changes
  • Maintains current statistical records
  • Accounts for all medication used during dispensary shift
  • Ensures accuracy of records to avoid medication discrepancies and takes corrective action as needed
  • Explains the proper use of dispensed medication and its effects to clients
  • Performs TB tests on staff and clients
  • Inventories and orders supplies as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication
  • Must be alert and observant at all times
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and decision making abilities
  • Medication administration skills
  • Ability to build rapport with co-workers and physician
  • Ability to remain calm and professional at all times
  • Ability to accurately assess situations that arise

 Position Qualifications

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in the state of Washington
  • A degree or studies in social science or medical field plus three years’ experience
  • Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug swab
  • WA state drivers’ license and ability to be approved by Tribal insurance to drive Tribal vehicles.

$1,000 Hiring-on Bonus!

Bonus is distributed in equal installments for new positions.  Restrictions apply.  

$40.60/hour

Full Time employees are eligible for:

Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability
401(k)
PTO

Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Wellness Initiative

Parental Leave

Volunteer Opportunities