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Riverside Community Care LPN Nurse - CBHC - Weekends / Per Diem in Norwood, Massachusetts

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LPN Nurse - Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC)

Schedule: Weekend/per diem hours available ; Options for 12-hour shifts

Rate: $34.00/hour; Weekend differential of $10/hour in addition to the $34 .00/hour

We have an exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Nurse for our new Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) Component!

The Community Behavioral Health Center is a new provider model serving as an entry point for timely, flexible, evidence-based treatment for mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders for MassHealth members of all ages . The Riverside centers in Milford and Norwood will now serve as two of 25 different CBHCs across the Commonwealth, with integrated teams of nurses, clinicians, peers, and case coordinators providing routine and urgent outpatient care, as well as 24/7 community-based crisis intervention as an alternative to hospital emergency departments.

In this new vital role, the nurse is an integral part of the CBHC interdisciplinary treatment team, including Nurse Practitioners, prescribers, clinicians, case managers, peer/recovery coaches, and medical assistants. The Nurse is responsible for providing direct care and medical care coordination for adolescents and adults.

The Nurse will complete regular medical screenings for all CBHC individuals as well as assessments, follow up on lab work and referrals or admissions, and consults to other team members. The Nurse will also be involved in the medicated assisted treatment (MAT) program, provide injectable antipsychotics, and support people who have complex medical concerns and are in need of nursing case management.

At Riverside Community Care we take pride in our employees for being compassionate, respectful and innovative. Our staff is deeply committed to helping others in a community mental health environment. Riverside offers competitive salaries and reimbursement for malpractice insurance. We also offer an outstanding staff training program.

Why You'll Love Riverside

We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

  • Eleven paid holidays

  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

    Learn more about our benefits and culture:

    Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)

    Our Culture

    Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh5_qJ-SZ7o)

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Intermediate computer fluency, including Microsoft Office

  • Valid Driver’s License and regular access to a reliable vehicle

Required Experience

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Licensure as a LPN required; Licensure as a Registered Nurse preferred

  • Must be in good standing with the Board of Registration of Nursing

  • Minimum of 2 years’ nursing experience

  • Minimum of 1 year working in a behavioral health setting

  • Experience with addictions and Medication Assisted Treatment strongly preferred.

    Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.