Behavioral Health Network
417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
|Salary Range:||Location:||Springfield MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Healthcare Office|
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Preference: Nice to have
|Are you ready to apply your nursing education to practical situations? Do you want to provide a therapeutic and educational service to those in need?|
Become a part of a team of competent and compassionate professionals as a per diem Licensed Practical Nurse at Behavioral Health Network! As a Licensed Practice Nurse at the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), you will provide high quality community-based care to all individuals and work to meet their medical needs. Licensed Practical Nurses will be able to learn about medication and healthy living firsthand from a supervising nurse and will maintain their knowledge of medications and medical interventions through trainings and other activities.
The Crisis Stabilization Unit is a safe, supervised, 15-bed environment combining Department of Mental Health and Crisis beds. Individuals served at CSU are provided a range of services including medical evaluations, groups, and one-on-one meetings, among other services. 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 BHN have the following qualities:|
• Has a basic understanding of mental illness, and appropriate pharmaceutical and psychoeducational treatment interventions.
• Maintains current licensure and certifications.
• Has at least one year experience working within behavioral health, and one year postgraduate experience in medical-surgical nursing.
• Is a Massachusetts Licensed LPN.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on “Job Openings” to apply!