43 Old Colony Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN)
Reports to: Nursing Director
The Registered Nurse provides prescribed medical treatment and nursing care services to patients in an Acute Substance Abuse Treatment Program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assess each patient’s individual needs on the basis of assessment and data collection to ensure proper admission.
Implement doctor’s orders, administer specified medication, monitor and record vital signs, and maintain medical/ nursing records.
Utilize EHR effectively and efficiently.
Direct duties of Treatment Assistants.
Observe patients and document their responses to treatment.
Communicate with counseling staff on a regular basis regarding patient’s progress and treatment plans.
Discharge patients in accordance with established policy.
Carry out administrative procedures in compliance with program policies.
Serve as role model.
Perform other duties as assigned.
To sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
Be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
The work environment is that of a detoxification facility for substance-abusing populations.
- Exposure to clients infected with Hepatitis B, HIV, TB, or other Infectious Diseases
- Business-related travel
Weekends and holiday hours may be required.
Bilingual and culturally diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
GAVIN FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEER
Please email letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to:
Barbara Richards, Human Resources Director
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