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Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.
RN OTP Nurse
Gloucester, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services Category: Behavioral Health Job ID: JR29894 Date posted: 09/18/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Job Type:Per Diem
Work Shift:Day (United States of America)
- Schedule: Per Diem, 5am - 9:30am
The Dosing Nurse (RN) provides methadone dosing services to clinic clientele. The Nurse is accountable for safely managing the administration of medication and monitoring effectiveness.
1.Conducts nursing assessment and administers medications as ordered. Provides thorough and timely documentation.
2.Assesses patients as needed for impairment.
3.Documents client concerns on a daily basis.
4.Provides patient education and referrals.
5.Enters prescriptions into electronic client record.
6.Transcribes doctor’s orders
7.Generates and reviews reports
8.Adheres to agency medical policies and procedures.
9.Complies with regulations governing controlled substances including but not limited to counting, administering and documenting of such substances. Maintains adequate inventory of controlled substances.
10.Maintains open communication with Nurse Manager regarding patient needs, changes in status and any medical or psychiatric concerns or emergencies.
- Current Massachusetts license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse and current CPR certification required. Experience working in an addiction treatment setting 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.