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Holyoke
Type
Full Time
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Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Overnight Licensed Practical Nurse at Behavioral Health Network! As an Overnight LPN, you will be able to care for the individuals that we serve in our Crisis Stabilization Unit in Springfield, MA, meeting their psychiatric needs. LPNs assist to provide a safe and healthy environment in the Crisis Stabilization Unit for those we serve. Participation in trainings, supervision, and other activities broaden their skills and expand their knowledge of current medications and interventions.  Licensed Practical Nurses at Behavioral Health Network are exposed to many opportunities to learn as well as to share their own expertise! They are able to increase their knowledge of behavioral health conditions and how these conditions co-exist with other health conditions. Additionally, LPNs work collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams and build skills in team consultation, sharing their medical expertise with other behavioral health team members.

The Crisis Stabilization Unit is a safe, supervised, environment. Individuals served at CSU are provided a range of services including need assessments, groups, and one-on-one counseling.

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.

Job Requirements

Overnight Licensed Practical Nurses at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Overnight availability (required).
  • Have a basic understanding of mental illness, and appropriate pharmaceutical and psycho-educational treatment interventions.
  • Is a Massachusetts Licensed LPN.
  • Maintain current licensure and certifications.
  • Have at least one year experience working within behavioral health, and one year postgraduate experience in medical-surgical nursing.

In accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.

The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st – through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHN’s Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.

Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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