Recovery Nurse

Date Posted: 3/6/2023


POSITION SUMMARY:  The Detox Program is funded by revenue appropriated by the State of Florida and Okaloosa County and your employment is contingent upon continued funding of this program. 

Bridgeway Center, Inc. (BCI) is seeking applicants for our Detox team. Applicants must have good observation skills, an enthusiastic personality, the ability to work well with behavioral health patients, and a true motivation to help others in the community.

Join a dynamic and innovative team who search for empowering ways to improve the quality of life for the people we serve. A career with BCI as a Recovery Nurse is rewarding and fulfilling because you make a difference every day in the lives of the clients served.
Recovery Nurses provide hands-on care to patients with varying degrees of mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities. They perform a vital, front-line function as they observe, treat, and interact with patients. They coordinate care and services as needed. They report back on how the treatment is working or any unusual symptoms that need professional attention.

BCI Recovery Nurses participate in both the planning and implementing of patient Treatment Plans. Tasks will include interviewing patients, assisting patients with questions about their medications, making referrals to other internal BCI departments, assist with daily tasks, and gathering information. 

New associates receive training, mentoring, and coaching throughout the onboarding process.

We invite you to further explore this amazing opportunity by submitting your application today.

BENEFITS OFFERED: BCI offers competitive salaries and benefits. Benefits include:

  • Eleven (11) Paid Holidays
  • 17 days per year of PTO
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Care / Dependent Care Reimbursement Program  
  • Employer Paid $15,000.00 Life Insurance
  • Florida Blue Group Health Insurance
  • Teladoc
  • Vision / Dental Insurance

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:    Clear and Active FL Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN). Specific experience in psychiatric treatment is preferred. Must have or be eligible to receive the HIV/AIDS 501 certification within one (1) year of employment. Bilingual (Spanish & English) applicants are preferred. Candidate must be able to pass an Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) Medicaid and Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Level II background screening, a drug screening, and a Tuberculosis (TB) test. Applicant must also have a valid Florida Driver License with no more than three (3) points on their driving record and be able to be insured under BCI’s automobile insurance policy.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:   We are seeking highly motivated and high-performance applicants that want to learn and grow in our industry. We are excited to meet interested potential teammates. BCI offers competitive salaries and benefits. Main job tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Providers
  • Utilize Electronic Health Record (EHR) software for patient medical record
  • Complete documentation within required timeframes
  • Monitor Substance Abuse withdrawals symptoms as well as Psychiatric progress notes for actionable items
  • Processes medication requests and collaborate with Prescribers
  • Document medication record to include any changes or revisions
  • Completes prior authorizations for patients as needed
  • Completes Outcome measures upon client admission and discharge.
  • Other task as needed

WORK LOCATION:   Fort Walton Beach (FWB)

WORK HOURS:   4 day work week of 1pm-11pm
Rotating every third weekend
Rotating working Holidays

WAGE:   The wage for this position is $26.00 per hour.



***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***
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