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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-694443
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 23, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Opportunity to work in a busy outpatient medication assisted treatment program. Looking for a team oriented and patient focused nurse ready to work in a fast-paced area. Responsibilities include, patient education, telephone/person triage, and facilitation of patient flow in the clinical area. An addiction nurse receives special training to work with patients struggling with (or recovering from) addiction.

  1. Renders care of patients whom are seeking MAT services.
  2. Implements guidance and support while enrolling in MAT services.
  3. Participates in the evaluation of patient’s condition and progress with other team members.
  4. Observes patients for clinical signs and symptoms and follows prescribed course of treatment.
  5. Records and reports all pertinent information related to patients condition and effects of treatment.
  6. Referrals to support staff as needed ie: Recovery Coach, LICSW, Behavioral Health, Health Access etc.
  7. Reports to Nursing Administrator on call all emergency medical and disciplinary situations that require administrative intervention.
  8. Reports to medical doctor, nurse practitioner or psychiatrist as necessary.
  9. Participates with other staff members in implementing program objectives and philosophy.
  10. Participates in regularly scheduled meetings, attends conferences and in-services to keep abreast of new trends in nursing practice.
  11. Participates in the development of the nursing treatment plan.
  12. Participates in QA as assigned by the nursing director.
  13. Other duties as required.

Experience and Skills:

Professional

  • Graduate of an approved school of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nursing

  • Current License

  • Participation in required CEU programs

  • Knowledge of new treads and techniques in nursing

  • Understanding medication regimes in MAT, experience in the care of chemically dependent patients preferred

Personal

  • Evidence of good physical/mental health and professional conduct

  • Appreciation of and desire to be part of the treatment team which is dedication to providing clients with optimal therapeutic care

  • Direct care positions in addiction programs require two years of continuous sobriety for recovering addicts

Job Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Earned Leave accrual, Company paid Short Term Disability and Company paid Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance.