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Job Type:
Full-time; 40 hours
License:
Registered Nurse
Location:
Taunton/Attleboro, and surrounding areas
Program Type:
Adult, Community Outreach
Program Name:
PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment)
Pay Range:
$75,000 - $80,000

About Us

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 over 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

We are seeking a full-time registered nurse (RN) to join our PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) team in providing medical assistance to our clients with persistent mental health struggles. You will help clients stay out of inpatient care and in their communities by managing and administering medications and empowering clients to maintain some independence by teaching them about medication self-management, prevention, and wellness. Important qualities to be successful in this role include being self-motivated, good personal boundaries, and a belief in the principles of hope and recovery from mental illness.

PACT is a comprehensive, community-based psychiatric program providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to adults with chronic mental illness, and some with co-occurring addictions and/or chronic medical problems. Become a member of our multidisciplinary team that also includes a prescriber, vocational specialists, social workers, housing specialists, and addiction and recovery specialists. PACT positions are outreach positions and applicants are required to work with clients in their homes and in community settings.

Competitive salary and benefit package. IA.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Medication management including administration of oral and intra-muscular medications, monitoring side effects, contraindications, and drug reactions
  • Meet clients in our Taunton office, in their homes, and in community settings to administer medication
  • Liaise with supplying pharmacies and provide oversight for medication storage and deliveries, communicate prescription changes, and prepare medications for clients to manage
  • Educate clients on self-managing medications and overall health and wellness according to clients’ needs. Monitor medication usage and make changes accordingly
  • Participate in team meetings to discuss treatment planning and client progress. Collaborate with team to problem solve and determine best way to deliver comprehensive services

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited and/or approved registered nurse program
  • Current, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Minimum 1 year experience working as a registered nurse
  • Current certification in CPR
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Program Information

Date posted: 1/12/2023

Send Resume & Letter

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

Sharier Ortiz, Program Director (jdonoghue@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
56 Cherry St. 3rd floor, Brockton, MA 02301
Fax: (508) 584-2963

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.