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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.

Registered Nurse (RN), CBHC

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Job ID: JR5915 Date posted: 01/24/2023 Category: Nursing Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Evening (United States of America)

Registered Nurse (RN) at Community Behavioral health Center (CBHC) located in Lawrence, MA.

Job Description:

  • Sign on Bonus up to $3000 (pro-rated for part time)
  • New Increased Competitive Rates
  • Monday through Friday schedule

The Registered Nurse supports integration of medical screening and services for the Community Behavioral Health Center and the Adult & Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention (AMCI & YMCI) clients, in conjunction with the program providers.

The RN’s Responsibilities Are:

1. Contributes to the comprehensive assessment of clients seeking services by collecting vital signs, assessing the client for signs of substance withdrawal using the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale (COWS), Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA) and the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Benzodiazepines (CIWA B).

2. Administer other scales, assessments and rating scales as indicated, for instance PHQ-9, SDoH screening etc.

3. Fills physician orders, administers medication and engages in a medication reconciliation process.

4. Coordinates the medical care of clients including participating in transition and discharge planning.

5. Conducts brief crisis counseling and individualized risk management/safety planning, provides psycho-education and coordinates medical care.

6. Determines medical stability for disposition to 24-hour level of care


  • Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) license required
  • Experience working in a behavioral health care setting preferred, but not required.

Schedule:FT 40-hrs, Monday-Friday, Rotating Hours: 8am-4:30pm & 11:30am-8pm.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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