About the Job
St Peter's Hospital, Albany NY - Inpatient Detox Unit
*Full-time MONDAY through FRIDAY!!!!
St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center Detox Unit is comprised of a dedicated multidisciplinary team. We evaluate and treat patients presenting with substance abuse needs with a focus on Alcohol, Benzodiazepines, and Opiates - 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. The Detox Unit staff includes a full staff of board-certified addiction medicine physicians, nurses, counselors, patient care technicians, and information associates who work together as a team to provide patient-focused addiction care.
Our 18 bed Detox Unit admits over 2,000 patients per year while helping numerous patients, who do not need admission into our service, with referrals to the appropriate level of care. Our focus is on delivering exceptionally high quality, patient centered care in an environment that promotes staff development. Members of our nursing team are encouraged to obtain their certification in Addiction Nursing.
-Current NYS Nursing license required.
-Experience in the field of addictions preferred.
At St. Peter's, we recognize that nursing is one of the most challenging careers and the most rewarding. We work with nurses to ensure that their professional experiences meet the expectations they had when they chose nursing. From its earliest days in 1869, St. Peter's has put nurses at the heart of the institution's operation and administration. We recognize the crucial role you play in the care of every patent treated, and we have worked hard to ensure that you find the professional culture, the career support, the medical resources and the career opportunities you're seeking.
You belong at St. Peter's Hospital - a nationally acclaimed center of excellence. Solucient has recognized the STAFF of St. Peter's by awarding Top 100 Hospital status several times AND Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital status for 7 years in a row. Health Grades has given the St. Peter's cardiac programs 5 stars. And better yet, the STAFF has voted St. Peter's the best employer in the region.