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Holyoke
Type
Full Time
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Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Lead Nurse in the PACT program at Behavioral Health Network! 

Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the PACT program with the following:

  • Overseeing, coordinating, and supervising all medical care provided by PACT staff members.
  • Conducting & documenting regularly scheduled individual and team supervision to nurses on the PACT team in accordance with BHN policies, including MAP & OSHA policies.
  • Overseeing all medication plans and documents as individually indicated and in accordance with MAP regulations.
  • Overseeing the physical health of individuals served, including Coordinating, scheduling, and administering medical assessments, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating psychiatric treatment with medical treatment.
  • Managing pharmaceuticals and medical supplies under the direction of the team psychiatrist and with other Registered Nurses on the team.
  • Providing safe and timely transportation in own vehicle for medical appointments, recreational activities, shopping, errands, etc., as needed.
  • Providing & maintaining information, periodic reviews, and documentation to support treatment and Treatment Plan goals and objectives.
  • Completing initial assessments, treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, financial management plans, and assessments.
  • Serving as primary case manager for assigned caseload as required by supervisor.
  • Serving in an on-call/after-hours supervision capacity.

Who are we?

The Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) program is a highly integrated outreach and 24/7 residential program that helps individuals meet their goals and reduce hospitalizations. PACT provides clinical wraparound support in the community and in our group residential program to perpetuate recovery and wellness for the individuals served. The PACT team is forensic-focused and designed to reduce arrests and incarcerations.

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.

Reasons to work with BHN:

  • Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
  • You will be able to change a person’s life
  • You will expand your experience in various areas of mental & behavioral health
  • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
  • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
  • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available
Job Requirements

What are we looking for in a Lead Nurse?

  • Commitment to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration of individuals served.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (required).
  • Valid licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Massachusetts (required).
  • At least five years of experience in the human services field (required).
  • At least two years of supervisory experience (required).
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems
  • Willingness and ability to treat challenging and diverse client populations, including a forensic population.
  • Cultural competence in supporting clients with a variety of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of community resources, and how to help clients access them.
  • Willingness to work with individuals who are forensically involved within the Sequential Intercept model using Motivational interviewing.
  • Valid driver's license and a reliable car available for work purposes (required).
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