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Company: Spectrum Health Systems
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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 Mobile program will provide access to medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) throughout the City of Worcester using a specially equipped van. This mobile program will target high-need populations who have been unable to access treatment under traditional, brick-and-mortar models. Target sites to improve access and engagement in treatment include shelters, food banks, homeless encampments, isolated neighborhoods and locations with a high-incidence of overdose events.Location: -Worcester, MA - Mobile UnitSchedule: -32 hours per week - 2 positions available. 5:30am-2:00pmPay rate: -$29.00/hour (LPN), $32.00/hr (RN)
The -Nurse -is responsible for:

  • Transporting/disseminating medications from Spectrum's Mobile Unit to clients throughout the city of Worcester, MA. -
  • Medical monitoring of MOUD, helping to facilitate admissions, coordinate dose communication with patients, multidisciplinary communication within all parties and entities.
    • Must be a Massachusetts Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN).
    • 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.
    • Must provide proof of COVID vaccination or, as an alternative, appropriate documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption.*CA *CB Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant 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 : $29.00
      • Max Hiring Rate : $32.00

Keywords: Spectrum Health Systems, Worcester , Nurse, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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