Lahey Health Nurse - Addiction Treatment Services in Danvers, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.
About the Job
The Detox Nurse position is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a critical impact in the lives of those who are struggling with addiction.
The Danvers Treatment Center is a detoxification program dedicated to helping men and women by providing 24 hour nursing care to monitor an individual’s withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate symptoms. Clients are provided with the medical and emotional support that they need during the one of the most pivotal stages in the recovery process. Services include individual case management and group treatment services focused on assisting the client with accessing step-down levels of care.
The Detox Nurse’s Responsibilities Are:
Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions to treatments and changes in patients safety status
Collaborates with team in providing health information and maintains clients’ medical records
Responds to patient care needs/issues and assists patients with activities of daily living, promoting a positive therapeutic environment
Assists with the admitting, discharge and transfer process
Participates in treatment team meetings & assists with development of care plans
Administers medications to patients
Other duties as assigned
Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse
Current certification in CPR
Experience with addiction treatment services preferred, but not required
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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