Lahey Health Nurse (RN or LPN), Addiction Treatment Services in Tewksbury, 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
The Detox Nurse position is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a critical impact in the lives of those who are struggling with addiction.
The TewksburyTreatment Center is a detoxification program dedicated to helping men and women by providing 24 hour nursing care to monitor an individual’s withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate symptoms. Clients are provided with the medical and emotional support that they need during the one of the most pivotal stages in the recovery process. Services include individual case management and group treatment services focused on assisting the client with accessing step-down levels of care.
The Detox Nurse’s Responsibilities Are:
Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions to treatments and changes in patients safety status
Collaborates with team in providing health information and maintains clients’ medical records
Responds to patient care needs/issues and assists patients with activities of daily living, promoting a positive therapeutic environment
Assists with the admitting, discharge and transfer process
Participates in treatment team meetings & assists with development of care plans
Administers medications to patients
Other duties as assigned
Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse
Current certification in CPR
Experience with addiction treatment services preferred, but not required
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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