Job Description

BP – Nurse Manager – Joe Healy Detoxification Project

POSITION OVERVIEW: Provide professional nurse management and client care services in a 28 bed medical detox project serving primarily homeless adults who require public health-supported residential treatment. Our program provides 24-hour care, medically supported detoxification services, observation, assessment, treatment, and referral during a stay of 7-21 days.

REPORTS TO: Division Director Acute Services

POSITION TYPE: RN Nurse Manager, Full-Time, Exempt


  • Supervise and manage nursing care delivery.
  • Maintain quality assurance of nursing documentation and client records.
  • Train and educate nursing staff.
  • Provide clinical supervision to nurses.
  • Provide clinical leadership in medical and psychiatric situations.
  • Maintain nurse schedule to ensure appropriate staffing levels.
  • Manage and inventory stock medications and supplies.
  • Update and maintain policies and procedures related to nursing care delivery.
  • Provide direct client care as needed.
  • All other related duties as assigned.


  • Valid CA RN license.
  • 1 year of emergency or med-surge nursing experience required.
  • Prefer working knowledge of medical detoxification for substance abuse.
  • At least two years of related clinical experience required.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have strong leadership, team building and communication skills.
  • Must be able to navigate several flights of stairs many times a day.
  • Must be able to physically respond to clients’ needs in the event of a crisis situation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Include medical, dental, vision, Life/AD&D, flexible spending account, employee assistance program, employer funded 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off.

If interested in this employment opportunity please e-mail your resume and cover letter to or fax to 415-864-4089. If sending your resume/cover letter via e-mail, please send it as a Microsoft Word document or in PDF form.

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