Registered Nurse (RN), Addiction Treatment Services

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Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 158380-1A
Date Posted: May 29, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

Transitional Support Services (TSS) is a program dedicated to helping men and women by providing short-term residential support services to individuals in early recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Clients are provided with the tools they need to begin developing skills of daily living including goal setting, problem solving, and self-advocacy. Services include nursing support, individual case management, group treatment sessions, aftercare planning, and more. The RN position is a great opportunity for someone who seeks to make a critical impact in the lives of those who are struggling with addiction.

The RN’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 and educates Recovery Specialists on proper medication dispensing guidelines

  • Provides physical examinations to clients as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse

  • Current certification in CPR

  • Experience with addiction treatment services preferred, but not required

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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