Community Healthlink

Acute Care RN/ LPN-Adult Detox-Per Diem

Location US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
F125
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Category
Nursing

Overview

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 has  an EATS Program ( Enhanced Acute Treatment Services) within this level of care that supports individuals also dealing with active sysmptoms of their mental illness. Services include daily individual counseling as well as a psychiatric consultation with an MD or NP. 

 

Detox is an exciting, dynamic environment in which all members of the multidisciplinary team work together to ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Apply today, and be on the front lines of the fight against the opioid epidemic that has stolen far too many lives!

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • Valid and current MA LPN or RN license required.
  • Commitment to providing outstanding care required.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with adults and/or experience in a detox setting.
  • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered and insured automobile for work related purposes required.

  • 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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