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Riverside Community Care LPN Supervisor CCS/Respite in Upton, Massachusetts

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Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor - CCS

Seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor for the Riverside Community Care Behavioral Health Services Division in Upton, MA

The Community Crisis Stabilization program in Upton serves up to 6 people at any given time.

The LPN Supervisor is a management position within the broader CBHC/MCI/Respite programs, available to provide supervision and oversight across Respite and AMCI service components as needed, with primary responsibility within the Adult Community Crisis Stabilization (Adult CCS). Additionally, this position oversees the provision of the Respite Medication Administration Protocol (MAP) for the Upton Respite program, supervises the CCS LPNs, manages LPN scheduling to ensure programmatic coverage (providing coverage as needed), and provides direct service delivery to persons served as needed.

  • The LPN Supervisor will assist with physician orders; administers medication; takes vital signs; coordinates medical care; contributes to comprehensive assessment, inclusive of assessment of signs of substance withdrawal and completion of standardized assessment tools such as the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale (COWS), Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol (CIWA), and Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Benzodiazepines (CIWA B)

  • Conducts brief crisis counseling and individualized risk management/safety planning; provides psycho-education; and assists with discharge planning and care coordination. In addition, the LPN Supervisor oversees/manages the provision of health services to the people served by the program.

  • Manages team of LPN and nursing staff at the CCS/Respite program, providing clinical and administrative supervision. Takes the lead on medical and nursing issues within the program. Coordinates care with hospitals, ACCS, program managers, and other key stakeholders. Provides administrative support to the program for nursing and medically related tasks.

  • The LPN Supervisor is also responsible for scheduling RNs and LPNs at the CCS/Respite program and may provide coverage for LPNs and RNs as needed.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am to 4pm

Salary: $85,000 annually

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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.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required.

  • Intermediate computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required.

  • Valid Driver’s License and regular access to a reliable vehicle required.

Required Experience

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

  • Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required. Must be in good standing with the Board of Registration of Nursing.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ nursing experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year in mental health setting required.

  • Experience with addictions and Medication Assisted Treatment strongly preferred.

  • At least one year of supervisory/managerial experience 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.