Nurse, Lynn Transitional Support Services

Winchester Hospital Lynn , MA 01902

Posted 2 weeks ago

Scheduled Hours

Part time, 4 hours on Saturday and 4 hours on Sunday, 8 hours per week, flexible hours

1.Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the patient?s safety status to the registered nurse.
2.Collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information and maintenance of the medical record.
3.Monitors the patient milieu for safety issues and assists with promoting a positive therapeutic environment.
4.Responds to patient care needs and issues, assists patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living. Collaborates with and directs other staff to assist with any patient nursing needs.
5.Assists in the admitting, discharging and transferring process ensuring that patient safety is addressed.
6.Is expected to participate in treatment team meetings, assist with development of care plans, educates recovery specialist on proper medication dispensing guidelines and reports directly to the program director/nurse supervisor any issues for each client.
7.Administers medications to assigned patients (LPN?s approved for administration of medications must have satisfactorily completed a medication course for LPNs and approved by the In-service Department for administration of medications). Ensure that all medications are dispensed correctly according to agency policies.
8.Complies with agency personnel policies and procedures as, well as with policies and procedures specific to the facility.
9.Other duties as assigned.

T-About the Job

Assumes responsibility for providing skilled, creative, high quality nursing care to patients under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties and responsibilities in collaboration with other nursing staff. Is accountable for safely managing the administration of medication and monitoring effectiveness.


Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. Current certification in CPR. Experience with addiction treatment preferred.

Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting and must share a customer service orientation. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Manages difficult or emotional client situations; Responds promptly to client needs and maintains confidentiality.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk.

The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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