Community Healthlink

  • Awake Overnight Acute 24 hour Care RN Detox

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    4015
    # Positions
    0
    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 full-time (32 hrs/wk) Acute 24 Hour Care RN Nurse working Awake Overnight at our Worcester site.

     

    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 symptoms 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!

     

    Benefits:

    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

    Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)

    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

    CEU benefits

    Life and Disability insurance

    401k with agency contribution

    Flexible Spending Accounts available

    Wellness activity discounts

    Work related travel reimbursement

    Responsibilities

    RN 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.

    • Facilitate Nursing groups.
    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • Grade 9B: Acute Care RN: Valid and current MA RN license required
    • Minimum of 2 years experience working with adults and/or experience in a detox setting.
    • Commitment to providing outstanding care required.
    • Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) are strongly encouraged to apply
    • 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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