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Riverside Community Care Registered Nurse/ Licensed Practical Nurse Outpatient Somerville in Somerville, Massachusetts

We make a difference - in your community and in your career.

Love What You Do!

Riverside Community Care has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse to join our Outpatient Somerville team!

Commuter Friendly! Accessible via the Green Line E at Gilman Station.

Less than a 15-minute commute from the Boston Area!

The RN/LPN nurse is an integral part of the outpatient interdisciplinary treatment team, including clinicians, nurses, case managers, peer/recovery coaches, prescribers, nurses, and medical assistants. The nurse is responsible for providing direct care and care coordination for adolescents and adults primarily receiving medicated assisted treatment (MAT), including all duties related to patient care, such as medical screenings and assessments, follows up on lab work and referrals or admissions, and consults to other team members.

RN/LPN works as part of our cohesive, experienced, multi-disciplined team in our voluntary community crisis stabilization program and acute care residence.

Major responsibilities include assisting with filling physician orders, administering medications (buprenorphine and Vivitrol), and monitoring vital signs. The RN/LPN would provide guidance, education, and support in persons served recovery to allow them t o maintain their physical and emotional health, live safely in the community.

Schedule: Part-time 20 hours. 3 weekdays per week from 9am to 4pm (Tuesdays and Fridays with an additional weekday TBD)

Pay Rate: Licensed Practice Nurse $35.02/hourly AND Registered Nurse $42.09/hourly

Why You'll Love Riverside

We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

  • Eleven paid holidays

  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

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Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills required

  • Basic computer fluency (Microsoft Office) required.

  • Driver's license required.

  • Must be able to lift ten pounds.

Required Experience

  • Associate degree or higher required (Registered Nurse)

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse required. Must be in good standing with the Board of Registration of Nursing.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ nursing experience required.

  • Minimum of 1 year working in a behavioral health setting required.

  • Experience with addictions and Medication Assisted Treatment strongly preferred.

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.