Community Care Network is seeking a RN or LPN to join our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic in Rutland, Vermont.

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human services.

About the Role:

The CCBHC Nurse will provide high quality health care services for individuals receiving treatment services substance use disorder. Services provided at clinic include medication management/assessment for substance use disorders and primary care screening.

A qualified Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse will offer comprehensive care management, care coordination, health promotion, and transitional care for those receiving medication assisted treatment. This role is part of a professional team that includes a program medical director, social workers, clinicians, case managers, and others, to ensure integrated care for adults experiencing substance use disorder and mental health concerns.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provides education and assessments to individuals looking to access MAT services.
  • Works closely with clinical staff to monitor impacts of prescribed medication and care coordination with pharmacy. This may include refills and prior authorizations.
  • Records patients vital signs, history, and review of systems.
  • Performs medication reconciliation and obtains VPMS reports for review with the MAT provider.
  • Performs and results urine drug screening and breathalyzer tests as needed. Communicates results to treatment team.
  • May perform a variety of routine blood drawing procedures to include venipuncture, routine immunizations, therapeutic injections.
  • Provides education to patient about program guidelines/expectations and treatment goals.
  • Provides education to patients about MAT medications and signs/symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
  • Enhance patient health and self-management skills by providing education on tobacco use/cessation, nutrition, exercise, recovery, wellness, chronic illnesses (HTN, Diabetes, Obesity, CAD, Chronic Pain, Depression), infectious diseases, and medications.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Licensed by the State of Vermont as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Uphold current Vermont RN/LPN Licensure.
  • Current BLS certification or completes within 60 days.
  • Documented medical experience with full knowledge of medications and their effects, patient education examination, diagnostic and treatment procedures.
  • Experience working with adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, and co-occurring medical conditions required.
  • Solid computer skills and familiarity with operating an Electronic Medical Record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion, sensitivity, and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, peers, and other professionals.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
  • *Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.

What's in it for YOU:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible schedule
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistance
    • Retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance
  • Career Training and Development
  • Tuition Discounts

CCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.