Use your nursing background to improve the lives of those
affected by substance abuse!
Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate
professionals as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Franklin
Recovery Center at Behavioral Health Network! At BHN, Licensed
Practical Nurses provide high-quality, community-based direct care
to ensure the correct implementation of individuals' care plans.
LPNs observe and collect data through complete and accurate
documentation and communicate pertinent information to the
Registered Nurse on an ongoing basis, as needed, as well as with
incoming personnel at shift reports. LPNs follow protocol as they
administer all detoxification medication and maintain strict
confidentiality of individuals' information at all times. Finally,
Licensed Practical Nurses educate individuals regarding their
medical situation, prognosis, and treatment and participate in
development and educational activities along with staff and
Our employees are the most important asset in improving the
lives of the individuals we serve. Our staff not only enjoy
outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but
also an environment noted for community involvement, diversity, the
opportunity to gain highly marketable skills, and to take on
challenges. BHN is committed to growing our own employees and
promoting from within.
The Franklin Recovery Center in Greenfield, MA, serves those 18
years of age and older who are suffering from drug and alcohol
addiction and are at the beginning of their recovery. A 24-hour
multidisciplinary team provides acute treatment and detoxification
services to the Franklin Recovery Center and the adjacent Northern
Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community
behavioral health agency that has been providing services to
children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts
since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral
health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable
and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income
levels in our constituent communities.
Licensed Practical Nurses at Behavioral Health Network have the
- Overnight availability.
- Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma in
- Minimum of one year nursing experience (required).
- Current Nursing License by the Massachusetts Board of
Registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse (required).
- Demonstrates proficiency in applying the nursing process to
individuals served and their families.
- Ability to collaborate with other care givers.
- Ability to delegate to peers and other care givers consistent
with their level of expertise.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to advocate for individuals served.
- Ability to understand, empathize and work with an addicted
population, including those with co-occurring disorders.
- Working knowledge of ethics and legal parameters of working
with substance abuse individuals.
- Knowledge of quality assurance standards and CARF
- In successful recovery for at least two years, if applicable
If you are interested in this opportunity to be an LPN with BHN,
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BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and
strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.