REGISTERED NURSE (RN) at Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS)
WHO WE ARE
Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS), located in lovely Trumansburg, New York, is a treatment program for men that provides clients not only with addiction counseling, but also vocational, recreational, and mental health counseling to support ongoing recovery.
Located on acres of beautiful country land, CARS provides numerous opportunities for clients to be “in nature”, to partake in outdoor exercise, feeding the birds, enjoying our gardens, being in fresh air, taking walks and runs, and participating in outdoor sports (basketball, cornhole, horseshoes, and pickleball) in a safe environment that is conducive to recovery.
CARS offers extensive services designed to help individuals address and overcome a wide variety of addiction-related issues. Program and treatment offerings include Co-occurring Disorders, Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT), Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Counseling, Individual Counseling, and Group Counseling.
As an RN for CARS, you will play an integral role in the treatment of individuals working on their substance abuse recovery in this 60-bed residential treatment facility.
OUR MISSION: Providing evidence-based techniques to help individuals overcome the disease of addiction by a team of caring professionals consisting of social workers, nurses, chemical dependency counselors and more. We build respectful partnerships with clients and their families by working hand-in-hand towards the common goal of recovery.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS POSITION:
This is a unique, fast-paced, interesting position in a strong, collaborative, team-oriented department. Work with other skilled nurses, as well as a team of Addiction Counselors and Mental Health professionals, dedicated to providing the best care possible to individuals in recovery.
You will perform day-to-day medical functions including, but not limited to, nursing duties such as monitoring vital signs, risk assessment, and withdrawal assessment (COWS) according to agency guidelines. Implement and utilize the necessary nursing interventions according to facility policy.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
If you have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task, skills in crisis intervention, the ability to maintain healthy & appropriate treatment boundaries, experience with computer documentation and communication, are a proactive team player, and possess the ability to model pro-social leadership and communication skills to our clients, we want to hear from you!
Please bring a knowledge, compassion and an understanding of SUD clients and recovery principles.
The Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree in Nursing or related field. RN licensure in NYS with 1-3 years nursing experience. Experience. CPR/First Aid training and certification.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a background in behavioral health
and/or working with SUD clients. 3+ experience in a team environment.
–Day/Evening Flex Shifts
-Also Seeking Overnight RN’s (with pay differential)
OTHER: Required Background Check and Drug Screening
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE (for Full Time Employees)
· Health and Dental Insurance/Medical Flexible Spending Plan (BC/BS, Excellus)
· 401K Retirement Plan
· Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
· Paid Time Off/Holiday Time
· Life Insurance
· Disability Insurance
· Parental Leave
· Bereavement Leave
HOW TO APPLY
Learn more about us and apply at www.carsny.org
You may send your resume directly to Lisa E., Recruiter, at email@example.com
CARS encourages diverse applicants. CARS is an equal opportunity employer. CARS is committed to a policy of equal employment for all employees or applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.