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Amergis RN Supervisor Opening - Boston in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Amergis Healthcare Staffing is partnered with a much respected facility in Jamaica Plain MA who is currently seeking an RN supervisor to assist them at their Hospital on a full time basis.

Details of the position include:

Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Duration: 26 weeks to start with likelihood of extension

Facility Type: Hospital

Openings: 2nd Shift: 3p-11p and 3rd Shift:11p-7a

Every other weekend required

Start Date: Two weeks from offer

Salary: Local - $78/hr (eves) & $80/hr (nights) ... Travel - $4,000 gross/week (eves) & $4,200 gross/week (nights)


  • Provides a safe and therapeutic environment on all units, by reviewing staffing needs with the Office Support Specialist to maintain professional and para-professional coverage.

  • Provides supervision of subordinate staff, evaluates performance, ensuring effective communication and problem solving. Participates in the progressive disciplinary process as required.

  • Attends daily rounds on one of the units to gather information to be used in the identification of client and staffing needs.

  • Assures client care meets best practice standards and in compliance with protocols for the unit.

  • Assess the acuity of unit and bring concerns to the attention of the Director of Nurses or Administrator on Call.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques related to the use of restraint and seclusion; including restraint and seclusion reduction principles comprising skills related to prevention, de-escalation, and debriefing.

  • Conducts and/or participates in clients’ admissions, discharges, transfers, and orientation to the unit as necessary and in accordance with program protocols.

  • Administer routine and PRN medications according to the nursing standards of care.

  • Performs duties of the medication nurse as assigned. Communicates with physicians, transcribes orders, maintain controlled medication counts and document to maintain accurate client records.

  • Monitor and treat clients who have a concomitant substance use/medical/psychiatric illness.

  • Document pertinent information in accordance with established standard protocols and procedures.

  • Assures controlled substance count and syringe count as required by standards and ensures accurate records are kept in accordance with identified protocols.

  • Works in conjunction with other nurses from all shifts to communicate client’s needs to improve client care and ensure program safety.

  • Meets with other team members and participates in developing nursing care plans for each individual client to best meet the needs of the client.

  • Actively participates in the Interdisciplinary Team, conducts, rounds, modifying Treatment Plans and meeting with families as indicated to foster health and healing for the clients.

  • Leads or co-leads client groups as required.

  • Works with clients on an individual and group basis by providing instruction to facilitate the independent management of their personal hygiene and health needs.

  • Assures compliance with all governing regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Responds to all behavioral and medical emergencies and provides direct client care in a professional, skilled manner.

  • Provides direction to employees of a lesser grade by assigning tasks based on individual competencies.


  • Familiarity in formatting and revising individual treatment plans in collaboration with multidisciplinary treatment team.

  • Knowledge of harm reduction and medication –assisted therapies.

  • Knowledge of principles & practices of supervision, performance evaluation, training needs and corrective action.

  • Ability to relate well with others; demonstrated professional interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of the Section 35 process and procedures preferred.

  • Knowledge of HIPAA Regulations as well as Federal Regulation 42 CFR Part 2 and Part 8.

  • Knowledge of the types and application of emergency medical procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and tourniquets.

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology as applied to nursing.

  • Knowledge of standard nursing policies, procedures, methods and techniques.

  • Knowledge of the types and characteristics of drugs used in diagnosing, treating and controlling physical, mental and/or emotional disorders.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as physicians’ orders and treatment plans.

  • Ability to participate in a multi-disciplinary health care team.

  • Knowledge of the care and treatment and natural course of substance use disorders.

  • Knowledge of substance use and treatment modalities.

  • Knowledge of detoxification protocols.

  • Knowledge of chemically addicted, dual diagnosed (substance abuse/mental health) or psychiatrically ill clients with co-morbidity.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding the positions. Thank you!

    Tyler daRosa | Amergis Healthcare Services

    Recruiter| Government Services

    781-400-8283 Office | 866-941-7397 Fax


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.