Staff Nurse, Transitional Support Services

Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 171469-1A
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2021
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

Sign on bonus up to $3000 (prorated for part time)

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 Nurse is responsible for providing skilled, creative, high quality nursing care to patients. This individual performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties and responsibilities. Is accountable for safely managing the administration of medication and monitoring effectiveness.

The Nurse's Responsibilities Are:

  • Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the patient’s safety status.
  • Collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information and maintenance of the medical record.
  • Monitors the patient milieu for safety issues and assists with promoting a positive therapeutic environment.
  • Responds to patient care needs and issues, assists patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living. Collaborates with and directs other nursing staff to assist with any patient nursing needs.
  • Assists in the admitting, discharging and transferring process ensuring that patient safety is addressed.
  • Is expected to participate in treatment team meetings, assist with development of care plans, and reports directly to the program Director issues as they arise.
  • Complies with agency personnel policies and procedures as, well as with policies and procedures specific to the
  • facility.
  • Provide physical examinations as necessary to current clients or those entering the program.

Qualifications:

  • Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, current certification in CPR. 
  • 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.

Schedule:

  • Part time, 8 hours per week, Saturday & Sunday either 7:00-11:00am, 8:00am-12pm or 9:00am-100p

About Us

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.