Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN), Tewksbury Treatment Center in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.
About the Job
Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to provide high quality nursing care to the clients being treated at the Tewksbury Treatment Center. The RN will assess the client's physical and psychological condition on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care.
Tewksbury Treatment Center is a 32 bed detoxification program dedicated to helping men and women by providing 24 hour nursing care to monitor an individual’s withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate symptoms. Clients are provided with the medical and emotional support that they need during the one of the most pivotal stages in the recovery process. Services include individual case management and group treatment services focused on assisting the client with accessing step-down levels of care.
The RN's Responsibilities are:
Responsible and accountable for the quality of nursing care delivered, and establishes/oversees medication administration protocol.
Monitors the biomedical status and conditions of all clients admitted into the facility.
Participates in referring clients to appropriate medical or dental services and ensures necessary aftercare linkages and appointments for ongoing medical care needs.
Delivers full report on each patient each day including patient status or change.
Monitors patients' compliance with medication and documents in client record as appropriate
Provides instruction and training to staff as is ordered/directed/necessary.
Administers TB test results and documents results.
Communicates with immediate supervisor regarding client needs, changes in status, and all emergencies regarding medical or psychiatric condition.
Complies with agency personnel policies and procedures as, well as with policies and procedures specific to the facility.
Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse, current certification in CPR. Experience with addiction treatment strongly preferred.
Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a customer service orientation. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult or emotional client situations; Responds promptly to client needs and maintains confidentiality.
Per-Diem position, All shifts are available
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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