OTP Nurse, Addiction Treatment Services

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 158643-1A
Date Posted: May 27, 2020
Category: Nursing

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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

The Opiate Treatment Program (OTP) is a treatment program that offers medication-assisted treatments and counseling services for individuals struggling with opiate dependence. All clients are treated with compassion, respect and the belief that everyone has the ability to grow when they are provided with a safe and welcoming environment. Services include individual and group therapy, health & wellness education, medication administration & counseling, annual physical evaluations & lab work, monthly pregnancy visits and more. The OTP 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 OTP Nurse’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Conducts initial medical assessment of clients & administers medications as ordered

  • Documents client concerns & communicates patient needs, changes and psychiatric emergencies to Nurse Manager as necessary

  • Provides patient education and referrals

  • Enters prescriptions into electronic client records

  • Transcribes doctor’s orders

  • Generates and reviews reports

  • Maintains adequate inventory of controlled substances. 
     

Qualifications:

  • 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


Schedule:

This is a part time, 20 hour/week, benefit eligible position. Early morning hours (~5am-9am) are required, 4-5 days/week Monday through Friday.

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.