Community Healthlink

Nurse-Highland Grace House

Location US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
5987
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Category
Nursing

Overview

Highland Grace House day program is specifically for girls who seek long-term recovery from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.

 

Highland Grace House is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed for 15 girls. Girls must be between 13 and 17 years of age. The placement is voluntary and family involvement is mandatory; the use of addictive medications is prohibited.

 

Highland Grace House is staffed by a team of professionals that include: A Program Director, an Educational Coordinator, 2 Master's-level Clinicians, an Aftercare Coordinator, and Rehab Counselors. On-site staffing is provided 24-hours per day, 7 days per week by residential counselors.

 

On-site services include:

  • Academic instruction.
  • Group therapy.
  • Psychoeducational groups, such as substance abuse prevention, relapse prevention skills, health education, and social skills development.

Attendance in group is mandatory and is a major part of the recovery process.

Responsibilities

  • The position is responsible for medication administration, documentation, and coordinating with prescribers and pharmacy.  
  • Participates with other staff members in implementing program objectives and philosophy and assist in activities on the unit as assigned. 
  • Participates in the evaluation of client’s condition and progress with other team members.

Qualifications

  •  Grade 9A: Acute Care RN: Valid RN license in the State of Massachusetts. 
  • Experience with individuals in recovery from substance use and/or adolescents preferred.
  • Current valid US issued drivers license for work related purposes including transporting clients in a company vehicle
  • Must be able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Background Check)  and a DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child Protective Services 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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