Awake Overnight Recovery Specialist, Addiction Treatment Services (HART House) *Sign on bonus up to $1500*

Location: Tewksbury, MA
Job ID: 152084-1A
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

*Sign on bonus up to $1500*

The Awake Overnight Counselor is responsible to be available to and assist the clients during the night and to assist with morning activities as needed.

1. Remain awake, alert and responsive to the needs of the clients throughout the shift.

2. Assist with transportation when necessary.

3. Provide hourly room checks according to program procedure.

4. Perform fire drill quarterly during shift. Ensure the safe evacuation of clients from the program during the drill.

5. Administer medication to clients according to program protocol.

6. File all client documentation in their individual charts.

7. Record clients' activities in the daily communication log.

8. Report significant health, psychiatric or behavioral issues to the on-call person in accordance with program procedure.

9. Complies with all agency policies and procedures.

10. Ensure a clean, safe working environment.

11. Provide crisis intervention as needed.

12. Prepare client medication sheets on monthly basis.

13. Attends and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings.

14, Responsible to remain on unit/campus until replacement coverage arrives.

15. Monitor nightly temperatures of all refrigerators and freezers and record on form.

16. Interfaces in a professional manner with co-workers, supervisors, internal and external programs/agencies.

17. Other duties as assigned.


l Diploma or GED required. Must demonstrate basic computer skills and ability to relate to women and children in a caring and compassionate manner. Experience with awake overnight positions preferred.

Certification in CPR and valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing.

Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a customer service orientation. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult or emotional client situations; Responds promptly to client needs and maintains confidentiality.

Scheduled Hours

Full time, 40 Hours

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

sign on bonus prorated for part-time*