Community Healthlink

  • Acute Care RN/ LPN-Adult Detox-Per Diem

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a per-diem (0-20 hrs/wk) Acute Care RN/LPN in Worcester, MA.


    Thayer Detox is an acute, intensive, inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older who suffer from substance use disorders. The program provides individual comprehensive case management services to each client along with at least four treatment groups per day, run by all team members (residential counselors/recovery specialists, case managers, clinicians, nurses). 


    Detox also offers Enhanced Acute Treatment Services (EATS) to support individuals also dealing with active symptoms of a mental illness. Services for these clients include daily individual counseling as well as a psychiatric consultation with an MD or NP. 


    The RN/LPN monitors and evaluates consistently to provide a safe detox for all clients in the Detox Program. The RN/LPN will complete an assessment and treatment plan within 24 hours of clients admission. RN/LPN’s provide close evaluation and care of our clients, working with the Medical Director for best treatment practices. RN/LPN’s also support the clients by providing group therapy on specialized medical topics and substance use


    RN/LPN will work on adult detox unit variable shifts:

    • Provide patient assessments and screenings.

    • Assist with intakes.

    • Implement detox protocols.

    • Supervise residents in unit.

    • Dispense medications.

    • Provide detox relevant education and counseling to residents.

    • Complete required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.

    • Assist with the development of appropriate individualized aftercare treatment plans.

    • Assist with and contribute to multi-disciplinary treatment planning.

    • Follow guidelines and procedures established by unit RNs, Director of Nursing and Medical Director.

    • Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.


    • Valid and current MA LPN or RN license required.
    • Minimum of 2 years experience working with adults and/or experience in a detox setting.
    • Commitment to providing outstanding care required.
    • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) oral and written communication skills a plus
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

    Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

    If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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