Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502


Registered Nurse

Job Description



Our Client, The Rescue Mission of Utica, is seeking a Registered Nurse to support their expanding and dynamic organization.


Mission Statement:  The Rescue Mission of Utica is a Christian ministry unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people coming for assistance.




Job Title:  Registered Nurse




Department:  Addictions Crisis Center (ACC)




Job Summary:  This position is responsible for providing clinically care to chemically dependent individuals.




Essential Job Functions:


  • Screen potential clients: conduct medical/mental health assessments on clients and evaluate for admission to the Crisis Stabilization service.

  • Obtain and transcribe verbal orders from Medical Doctor (MD) and/or Nurse Practitioner (NP)

  • Transcribe and administer medications per physician order and agency policy.

  • Report medical or mental health assessments to the Nursing Supervisor, MD or NP.

  • Obtain and refill any client medication via “obtaining prescriptions and refills” form.

  • Provide direct clinical nursing care per physician orders and in accordance with all clinical protocols.

  • Monitor withdrawal process and medical condition of any clients under the influence of alcohol or other chemical substances and conduct  withdrawal screenings.

  • Assess and transfer clients needing medical evaluation or higher level of care to local hospital or Urgent Care.

  • Document or oversee delegated documentation of shift notes, opening notes, behavioral incidents, obtaining prescriptions and refills form, admission and discharge reports and all NYS OASAS forms.

  • Perform or oversee delegated screening, intake, assessment, admission and discharges of clients.

  • Perform or oversee delegated performance and documentation of vital signs.

  • Conduct Glucose and Tb screenings.

  • Complete telephone intakes and direct calls to clinical staff.

  • Provide direct supervision to an LPN in the performance of general daily duties and delegate job assignments as necessary to assure the smooth coordination and flow of daily activities.




Job Requirements


Minimum Job Qualifications


  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current RN licensing and registration from the NYS Education Department. Maintains all required credentials.
  2. Must obtain CPR certification within 90 days of hire and maintain current certification throughout period of employment.
  3. Knowledge of and ability to operate the following: stethoscope & blood pressure cuff.
  4. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  5. Clean/valid NYS Driver’s License preferred
  6. Enthusiastic support of our Mission Statement


 Status/Hours:  Full-Time – 36 hours per week – 12 hour shifts – 8-8 – flexibility with scheduling


 Pay Rate:  $26.50 per hour 


 Benefits:  We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit




Job Snapshot

Base Pay $26.50 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare – Health Services