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Beth Israel Lahey Health Staff Nurse (RN or LPN), Behavioral Health in Danvers, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

  • Per Diem

The Nurse (RN or LPN) provides high quality care, adhering to medical standards. The nurse promotes a safe and therapeutic environment by treating patients in a compassionate and professional manner.

The Danvers Treatment Center is a medically monitored 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.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides individualized nursing care to patients based on best practices.

  2. Assesses patients for withdrawal symptoms using standardized withdrawal assessment tools.

  3. Monitors vital signs

  4. Participates in the development, implementation, evaluation, and modification of treatment

plans.

  1. Provides group and individual education to patients on use, purpose, side effects, and other information relating to medications as needed.

  2. Administers medication based on established protocols to treat symptoms of withdrawal.

  3. Responsible for administering patients’ approved personal medication.

  4. Obtain and transcribe orders for patient personal medications.

  5. Communicates and consults with other members of the care team regarding patient’s status and needs, when appropriate.

  6. Respond professionally and appropriately in crisis situations.

  7. Documents pertinent information concisely, accurately, and completely, according to the established alcohol/drug protocols as well as any psychiatric/medical conditions.

  8. Assists in the admitting, transferring and discharging process, ensuring patient safety is addressed.

  9. Ability to provide compassionate support and counsel to those with substance use disorder.

  10. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Valid and current Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) license or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License. Current certification in CPR.

  • Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance use treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a commitment to customer service. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult or emotional patient situations; Responds promptly to patient needs and maintains confidentiality.

Schedule: Per Diem

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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