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Nurse - Per Diem, Travelling in Worcester, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Spectrum's outpatient counseling program serves adults and adolescents with chronic substance abuse and/or mental health issues, targeting the specific risk factors commonly associated with addiction and mental illness. Counselors begin by engaging the individual in order to build trust, acceptance and mutual respect. Active treatment is used to build the skills needed for recovery. Relapse prevention training, comprehensive aftercare planning and linkages to community resources help facilitate sustained recovery following discharge.
 

The Nurse (LPN or RN) is responsible for providing general nursing care in three of our Outpatient Treatment Program. This position travels between Worcester/Southbridge/Millbury/Leominster. This position performs job activities adhering to medical standards in a compassionate, professional manner and participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
 

This position is per diem, hours will vary. Must be able to work weekends. Travel is reimbursed.
 

Qualifications:

  • Must be a MA Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.
  • Must have a current CPR certificate or obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies.
  • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies. 
  • Experience in substance abuse/mental health field or an acute care inpatient healthcare environment preferred

Join Spectrum and help us make a difference...one step at a time.
 
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Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details
  • Job Family LPN
  • Job Function LPN
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $31.00
  • Required Education Certification