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Job Type:
Full-Time, day shift
Location:
Norton, MA
Program Type:
Adult and Youth Inpatient
Pay Rate:
$30/hr + $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job Level:
Associate (min. 1 year experience)
License:
Unrestricted Massachusetts LPN License
Program(s):
Community Crisis Stabilization
Remote/Hybrid Option:
Not Available

At Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC), we are building an amazing team of professionals who are changing the way mental health is treated in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can find us in schools, homes, the community, and our Taunton offices empowering our clients with the latest evidence-based behavioral health treatments. We are a non-profit community mental health center serving 50 communities in Massachusetts and growing! CCBC provides inpatient, outpatient, and urgent care services to adults and children overcoming depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and many other conditions hindering personal fulfillment. If you are caring, dedicated, and ready to grow your career, we would love to hear from you!

Description of Position

CCBC is seeking a full-time licensed practical nurse (LPN) for our 24-hour, 8-bed crisis stabilization unit located in Norton, MA. Our unit is a short term, voluntary, no restraint psychiatric program for individuals who are experiencing acute psychiatric treatment needs which do not require a hospital level of care. LPNs are part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, physicians, and nurses creating a patient-centered environment of healing.

You will receive unparalleled support, growth and learning opportunities, generous pay and vacation time, and a $5,000 sign-on bonus.

Job responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of psychiatric diseases and appropriate treatment modalities
  • Administer and monitor medications
  • Record and report observed symptoms and reactions to treatments and changes in patient status
  • Participates in treatment team meetings, reviews referrals, and assists in development of care plans with the Nurse Manager and psychiatry team
  • Complete client admissions, discharges, and transfers
  • Collect patient data
  • Provide nursing care and serve to educate clients with respect to the use of psychiatric medication
  • Utilize community resources and referrals to empower clients to achieve their highest level of independent functioning

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited and/or approved practical nurse program
  • Current, unencumbered license as a practical nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Minimum 1 year experience in healthcare and nursing services
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with detailed, confidential material
  • Preference for experience working with patients with behavioral/mental health or cognitive conditions

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Program Information

  • Emergency Psychiatry Services

    When a person is suffering the pain of acute psychiatric disorder or other traumatic life circumstance, immediate intervention can minimize distress and disruption... read more

Date posted: 5/17/2022

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Andrew Dawley, LICSW, Chief Operating Officer (ADawley@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.