Behavioral Health Nurse

Gandara Center Florence , MA 01062

Posted 2 months ago

Registered Nurse [RN] We're looking for an Registered Nurse [RN] to work within team model, establishing open communications, support, and accountability among workers and consumers. The Registered Nurse [RN] will provide medication audits to programs and nursing triage to children and adolescents receiving behavioral health treatment in short and long term community based residential treatment programs.This role will also be part of staff training & education, client education groups, and will be willing to collaborate with providers for the facilitation of medication administration, obtaining doctor's orders, coordinating treatment Duties and Responsibilities Audit program medications; discuss errors with administration; help administration correct errors as appropriate. Provide medication training to staff, both first time training and on-going. Learn MAP protocols, and become a MAP trainer.Learn Gandara Medication policy and provide staff training. Provide triage to ill children/adolescents as needed. Collaborate with Doctor's offices on medical treatment for youth.Minimum Qualifications Bachelor in Nursing, or Associate in Nursing Licensed as a MA registered nurse (RN) required. 1 minimum experience, ideally in residential facilities. Experience working with children/adolescents receiving behavioral health treatment. Licensed as a MA registered nurse (RN) required.Have your own car and be willing to use it for work-related purposes. Willing to travel between sites located in Holyoke, Springfield, Chicopee, and Northampton. Bilingual [English & Spanish], Bi-cultural encouraged to apply.Required Skills Benefits Retirement Plan 403(b) Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Paid vacations 11 paid holidays 8 discretionary days a year Discounts offered to select cell phone providers The Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gndara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse and preventive services for children, adults and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts.Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse community. MassLive.com. Category:Healthcare, Keywords:Registered Nurse (RN), Location:Florence, MA-01062

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