Staff Nurse (RN or LPN), Community Crisis Stabilization Program

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Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 171466-1A
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2021
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

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

The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a 24/7 facility that works as a team to lead encouraging groups, connect clients with medication evaluations, and follow through with aftercare plans. Our CSU offers short-term residential stabilization services for individuals with psychiatric and/or substance abuse disorders. Individuals are accepted on a voluntary basis and the average length of stay for the program is three to five calendar days. The Staff Nurse (RN or LPN) is a member of the treatment team who works collaboratively to ensure a safe, therapeutic treatment environment.

The Staff Nurse’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Collects appropriate assessment and screening information, to include bio-psycho-social information, psychiatric and medication history, and alcohol/drug information
  • Establishes & oversees medication administration
  • Monitors and records the biomedical status and conditions of all clients admitted, including all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the client’s safety status
  • Participates in treatment team meetings and assists with development of care plans
  • Collaborates with 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.
  • Assists in the admitting, discharging and transferring process.

Qualifications:

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

Schedule:

  • 24 hours per week, Sundays 7am-3pm, Wednesdays 7am-3pm, and Thursdays 3pm-11pm

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.