Requisition Number: WOSPA-REGNU-H-10-2020-02
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Salary Range: $36-$38 per hour

Registered Nurse

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Description/Job Summary

Have you heard? Resources for Human Development (RHD) is hiring!

Our ideal candidate is values oriented, service driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career. 

Is that you?

Who We Are

We are a DIFFERENT kind of company!

As employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff has maximum authority, creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve, without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.

How Will You Make An Impact

RHD is seeking a full-time Registered Nurses (RN) to work Monday through Friday 4pm-12am. The RN will work with women who have substance use treatment needs along with overlapping medical, familial and mental health needs.  This position will allow the unique opportunity to work with women during the entire process from assessment through withdrawal management, treatment, and transition to stable housing and would be perfect for candidates passionate about nursing in a community setting (outside of a hospital), building relationships, addressing homelessness, and harm reduction.

What We Offer 

  • Full Benefits Package

  • PTO

  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes

  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs

  • Starting rate of $36-$38 per hour

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  • Provide primary medical care to individuals needing detoxification services
  • Provide daily medication monitoring and medical services to all residents in the program in addition to individual consultation and programming to support the resident’s overall wellness
  • Build relationships with the program’s contracted pharmacy and outside medical providers and assist the women with connecting to primary care providers and other needed medical services and medication assisted treatment in the community
    • Additional duties include:
      • Supervising client submission of urine for analysis
      • Individual dialogue and intervention about health issues
      • Participation in weekly clinical rounds and case consultations
      • Tracking and ordering medication refills and completing documentation in a SOAP note format
  • The nurse will be responsible for making independent decisions and problem solving medical challenges with limited direction from others during their shift. 

Required Experience

  • 3 years experience in a drug and alcohol detoxification setting or with individuals on MAT preferred.
    • Preference given to individuals with experience as a community nurse outside of a hospital setting.

Required Education

  • ASN accepted, BSN preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Act 33/34 clearance and FBI clearance as needed

Appropriate candidates will be compassionate, caring and enthusiastic about our mission, and will possess the desire to interact with individuals creatively through modeling, teaching, assisting, and listening.  Willilngness to support the development of this pilot project is needed and ability to support the trauma informed culture and interact with everyone in a respectful and gentle way is a must.  Additionally, willingness to work with individuals on medication assisted treatment and support women in all stages of recovery is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Program Summary

Located in Germantown, Womanspace Philadelphia (a program of Resources or Human Development) is a 10-bed residential facility providing substance use treatment to women with a history of chronic homelessness. WSP provides evidenced-based treatment from a Recovery Model perspective.  We value individualized and holistic care and strive to provide a restorative experience for all women who come through our doors.  
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.