Lahey Health Nurse (RN or LPN), Addiction Treatment Services in Lynn, 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
Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services is seeking a Nurse (RN or LPN) for our Lynn TSS program!
The Nurse is responsible for providing skilled, creative, high quality nursing care to patients. This individual performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties and responsibilities. Is accountable for safely managing the administration of medication and monitoring effectiveness.
Transitional Support Services (TSS) is a program dedicated to helping men and women by providing short-term residential support services to individuals in early recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Clients are provided with the tools they need to begin developing skills of daily living including goal setting, problem solving, and self-advocacy. Services include nursing support, individual case management, group treatment sessions, aftercare planning, and more.
The Registered Nurse's Responsibilities:
Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the patient’s safety status.2. Collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information and maintenance of the medical record.3. Monitors the patient milieu for safety issues and assists with promoting a positive therapeutic environment.4. Responds to patient care needs and issues, assists patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living. Collaborates with and directs other nursing staff to assist with any patient nursing needs.5. Assists in the admitting, discharging and transferring process ensuring that patient safety is addressed.6. Is expected to participate in treatment team meetings, assist with development of care plans, and reports directly to the program Director issues as they arise.7. Complies with agency personnel policies and procedures as, well as with policies and procedures specific to thefacility.8. Provide physical examinations as necessary to current clients or those entering the program.
Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, current certification in CPR.
Experience with addiction treatment preferred.
Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a customer service orientation. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult or emotional client situations; Responds promptly to client needs and maintains confidentiality.
Part time, 20 hours, Monday - Friday, 7am - 11am (can be flexible)
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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