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Job Details

Post Date 7/7/2017
Title Registered Nurse (RN)
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 40 hours; Monday – Friday; 3 days 9AM-6PM, 2 evenings 11AM-8PM with a one hour unpaid lunch break; two Saturdays per month, 9AM-1PM; on-call responsibilities;
Location (County) Mercer
City Trenton
State NJ
Requisition Number 17-0758

The State of New Jersey selected Oaks as one of just 7 providers to participate in a two-year Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration program. SAMHSA chose New Jersey as one of 8 states to take part in this groundbreaking national initiative. The CCBHC features a new approach to care designed to improve overall health by treating the whole person through community based mental health and addiction treatment. Join our CCBHC team in Mercer County today!


  • Understands target populations and specialized needs; Develops knowledge and skills appropriate to the target population and necessary completion of responsibilities.
  • Assists prescribers with various aspects of medication education and management, including groups.
  • Helps consumers access primary and specialty care, promoting health/lifestyle changes, and assists consumers in obtaining pharmaceutical coverage.
  • Provides injections, reviews lab reports, contacts pharmacies on behalf of prescribers.
  • Maintains inventory of medication samples, syringes and other medical supplies according to agency policy.
  • Completes preliminary health screenings and arranges for clients to obtain physicals and other medical care as needed.
  • By end of initial probationary period, displays competency score of 4 or 5 in all areas; has completed agency orientation in all areas.
  • Prepares documentation thoroughly and on a timely basis in the electronic health record.
  • Participates in unit meetings, in-service training sessions, quality assurance/utilization and peer review activities and other program activities as assigned; attends supervisory sessions regularly.
  • Makes recommendation to supervisor regarding program policies and procedures.
  • Secures screening, preventative care, and early intervention for medical problems, including lab work; annual physicals, gynecological, eye, hearing, and dental exams.
  • Engages consumers in monitoring health and wellness tracking key health indicators, including blood pressure, blood glucose (or HbA1C), lipid profile, weight, waist circumference, BMI, etc.
  • Shares protected health information in compliance with HIPAA to ensure integrated treatment;  Schedules primary care and specialty care appointments.
  • Provide disease management and illness management services, including evidence-based motivational interventions to increase treatment compliance, support lifestyle changes, and manage the co-morbid anxiety/depression that often accompany chronic diseases.
  • Provides assistance to consumers in safely taking multiple medications for both physical and mental health disorders, avoiding polypharmacy, and managing multiple medical concerns.
  • Provides education and support for healthy lifestyle changes, including reduced dependence on tobacco, alcohol, and other harmful substances, improved nutrition.
  • Assists consumers and prescriber with medication pre-authorizations.
  • Assists prescribers in tracking Medication Care Track consumers.


  • Competitive salary;
  • Medical and dental insurance;
  • Vision plan;
  • Retirement plan;
  • Flexible spending plan;
  • EXCELLENT time benefits;
  • Opportunity for personal and career growth;
  • Team oriented environment – we practice the FISH! Philosophy


  • Registered Nurse (RN) currently licensed in NJ;
  • Must have specific training and experience in substance abuse treatment, including detoxification services;
  • Minimally 6 months nursing experience required; detoxification services experience preferred;


All positions require a valid driver’s license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

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