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Registered Nurse - Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Salary: USD $37.00/Hr. Description and Responsibilities: The Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) program at Open Sky is an evidence-based, wrap-around service model for individuals with a dual-diagnosis of a mental health and substance use disorder who would benefit from individualized, community-based support. IDDT is composed of a highly integrated, multi-disciplinary team including a clinician, navigators, nursing, and psychiatry. Individuals are provided support through person-centered treatment plans in the settings where they are most comfortable, including in the home or other community locations with the goal of empowering individuals to explore the various pathways to recovery for both mental health and substance use. This position provides the Registered Nurse an opportunity to make connections with individuals served by working in a unique environment, outside of a hospital setting and instead working in the community with the individuals we serve. The RN will complete a thorough physical assessment of health needs and provide referral to appropriate community physicians/healthcare providers as needed, work with individuals served to ensure compliance with medication and provide support to individuals regarding medications including answering questions, discussing issues, and empowering residents in establishing and maintaining routines. This person will also work to facilitate individuals access to health care and community resources as appropriate to meet the needs of individuals within the community and will cultivate ongoing relationship with other health care providers to provide consistency in prescribed treatment procedures and techniques. Other Key Responsibilities Review clinical records on a regular basis to ensure adequate services and supports are provided, including any applicable medical interventions, tests, or preventative care as necessary.
Provide 1:1 support and intervention for people served as needed.
Participate in meetings and communication with other providers as needed.
Cultivate mutually respectful partnerships, set appropriate limits, and maintain a helping role with people served and family members
Qualifications:
Registered Nurse licensed in Massachusetts.
Experience with adults with mental health and substance use disorders preferred.
Excellent assessment, documentation, and verbal communication skills required.
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
About Us: At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life. Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL. At Open Sky, you'll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond. As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives. Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today! Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include: Clinical Supervision, Professional Development, and Training Opportunities
Access to expert consultants
Access to resources for licensure including 75% fee reimbursement and no-cost CEU trainings (while being compensated)
Generous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan
403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
And more! Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status.
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Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Worcester , Registered Nurse - Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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