Community Healthlink

  • Per Diem Nurse - Opioid Based Addiction Treatment & Behavioral Health

    Location US-MA-Leominster
    PCN#
    P815
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a per diem (0-40 hrs/wk) Opioid Based Additction Treatment (OBAT) Registered Nurse in Leominster. 

     

    The OBAT programs is one of the services offered at the Leominster Counseling Center.  The Counseling Center provides strength-based individual and group therapy to adults, and couples age 18 and over. We offer integrated, whole person care with primary care and behavioral health. The Leominster Counseling Center also offers specialized substance use disorder treatment. The OBAT program offers buprenorphine and vivitrol treatmen.

     

    The OBOT Nurse meets with clients for the purpose of medication evaluation, assessment and treatment planning. They consult with other members of the client’s treatment team, primary care, behavioral health clinician, and outside providers.The program is open Monday-Fridays day shift and is closed weekends and holidays.  There is also no on-call included with this role.

     

    This position offers a wonderful opportunity to join an expanding team that’s passionate and dedicated to providing quality integrated, therapeutic interventions within a supportive and energetic work environment. 

     

     

    Benefits:
    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
    Wellness activity discounts
    Work related travel reimbursement
    Flexible hours
    Weekly clinical supervision to meet clinical licensing requirements

    Responsibilities

    • Oversight of buprenorphine/naloxone and naltrexone intake assessments;  induction, stabilization, maintenance and relapse management. 
    • Ensuring that state and federal guidelines are followed and collaborating as needed with Opioid Based Addiction Treatment social worker/counselors, psychiatrists, pharmacy, primary care and specialty care physicians.
    • Assist with obtaining medical history, prescription processing and refills, prior authorizations, insurance issues, concerns of diversion, use, safety, storage and behavioral health referrals.

    Qualifications

    • Excellent assessment skills
    • Proficiency in standards of professional nursing practice including assessment, intervention and evaluation
    • Proficiency with Electronic Health Record
    • 2-3 years experience and interest in working with homeless and underserved adult population
    • 1+ year addiction experience preferred
    • Experience with Health and Wellness including nutrition, stress reduction, tobacco cessation physical activity
    • RN with current MA nursing license (bachelors degree preferred)
    • Current CPR
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

     

     

    Community Healthlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin 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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