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Highpoint Treatment Center LPN/RN in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Substance Use Nurse - Sign on Bonus Eligible! Location: New Bedford Pay Range: Education & experience dependent LPN \$30 - \$37 per hour RN \$38 - \$48.50 per hour Differentials: \$2 (weekend days differential) \$2 (3pm-11:30pm differential during the week) \$4 (3pm-11:30pm differential Sat/Sun) \$7 (overnight differential Sun-Th) \$8 (overnight differential Fri/Sat) \$2 differential for working in Section 35 Program Status: Full, Part Time, Per Diem, Evening, Overnight, & Weekend Shifts Available Benefits: Medical Insurance - Harvard Pilgrim? Dental Insurance - BC/BS Vision Insurance - Eye Med Long & short term disability Discounted auto/home and renters insurance - Rogers & Gray 403b - Retirement FSA & DSA PMLA Employee Assistance Program Bonuses & Referral Eligibility for free classes to become a Licensed Counselor or Recovery Coach Education days to use towards CEU\'s Free meals at select programs and when available Unmatched Leave Time (FT employees can earn up to 3 weeks in first year) High Point has programs offering Acute Treatment Services (detoxification) for clients seeking voluntary Inpatient Substance Use Treatment and Section 35 services (for individuals that have been civilly committed to treatment). High Point & Affiliated Organizations is a health and human service agency whose mission is to treat and prevent substance use disorders and mental illness. High Point has programs located throughout Southeastern Massachusetts offering a full continuum of care for substance use and mental health treatment, including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Programs and services also assist survivors of abuse, violence, and families experiencing homelessness. High Point believes that everyone has inherent goodness, worth, and dignity. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve personal change and improve their quality of life. Substance Use Nurse Duties & Responsibilities: Comply with the Federal Regulations, 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patients and HIPAA Regulations Assure patient care meets best practice standards utilizing the Nursing process Conduct controlled substance count and syringe count (when applicable) at the change of every shift (with one on-coming and one off-going nurse) and sign the controlled substance register Monitor vital signs and assess withdrawal signs and symptoms per protocol Administer routine and PRN medications according to the nursing standards of care Understands medication uses, side effects and food-drug interactions Monitor and treat patients who have a concomitant medical/psychiatric illness Document pertinent information according to the established alcohol/drug protocols as well as any psychiatric/medical conditions. Utilizes techniques of time management effectively; Other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager/Director of Nurses/Clinical Director/Program Director to ensure safe and appropriate operation of the units Substance Use Nurse Qualifications: Licensed Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in Massachusetts