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OTP Nursing Coordinator

Location: Toledo
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Zepf Center has been serving the Lucas County community for over 40 years. We are the leading provider of behavioral health and substance use disorder services in Northwest Ohio. Services include child & adolescent psychiatric, medical, substance abuse, residential, and therapy services, as well as career development and wellness services. Zepf Center provides a full continuum of care which includes a trauma-informed environment for both patients and staff.

We are currently seeking a Full-Time OTP Nursing Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the Nursing Manager in providing direct supervision to the medical staff and also providing direct patient services. When the Nursing manager is not available the nursing coordination provides leadership and guidance to medical staff and assures the program runs smoothly. The Nursing Coordinator is skilled at every aspect of patient care and process; and is able to manage program records and systems accurately and effectively. They collaborates with the Nursing Manager on all staff training, scheduling and discipline as needed. This position models appropriate patient care to other staff, and trains them to provide clinical services including intakes, initial treatment planning, methadone administration, crisis intervention, ongoing evaluation and assessment of patient needs, and completing patient discharges as well as patient monitoring and observation. It is expected and essential for all employees to meet their regular work schedule which may include rotation of shifts; and occasional on call weekends.
Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with determining, establishing, and maintain appropriate staffing levels to ensure adequate coverage of the facility and program.
  • Assist with staff recruitment, screening, hiring, training, evaluation and disciplinary action (LPN's/MA's) within the medical department.
  • Assist with agenda and discussion during staff meetings with all department members
  • Communicate with staff members throughout shift to ensure their awareness of ongoing issues, needs, changing priorities and other happenings to promote effective treatment.
  • Insure that the safety and adequacy of the physical facilities meets the needs of patients.
  • Responsible for implementation, completion and documentation of all departmental training checklists.
  • Assist in the operation of program activities within OhioMHAS, DEA, CARF program standards as required maintaining federal and state program certification.
  • Assist with the review, evaluate, and recommend strategic plans for services appropriate to meet changing needs of the patients.
  • Maintain active communication with all agency treatment components to ensure patients' smooth transition throughout the continuum of care.
  • Responsible for scheduling nursing coverage - cover shift if necessary.


    • LPN license, currently working towards obtaining RN license.
    • CPR and First Aid trained and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) trained.
    • Valid driver's license and insurance.
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • 2 years of medical experience required
    • Experience within a psychiatric setting preferred

Keywords: ZEPF CENTER, Toledo , OTP Nursing Coordinator, Healthcare , Toledo, Ohio

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