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Column Health LPN/RN in Somerville, Massachusetts

Column Health, in partnership with BrightView, is currently searching for a dosing LPN/RN to service our outpatient opioid treatment program in Somerville, MA. This is a full time, benefits eligible opportunity.

The dosing nurse will be an active and critical member of the Column Health multidisciplinary care team, and will assist in promoting and monitoring wellness and ensuring excellent care. As a Column Health employee, you will be essential in restoring hope to individuals and families suffering from these debilitating illnesses. Come join us!

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Assessment of each client for appropriateness to receive methadone or buprenorphine dose

  • Accurate use of breathalyzer

  • Accurate dose preparation

  • Proper documentation of spilled, wasted, dispensed, stocked medications

  • Maintain safety

  • Maintain therapeutic relationship with patients

  • Follow policies and procedures

  • Provide health education

  • Maintain Universal Precautions

  • Maintain medication inventory

  • Respond to medical emergencies

Credentials and Qualities:

  • Current, unencumbered RN or LPN license in Massachusetts

  • One year substance abuse or psychiatric experience preferred

  • Current CPR certification

  • Passion for substance use disorder treatment

  • Team player