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Registered Nurse: Milestone- Per Diem- 5691
Company: Community Health Resources
Location: Putnam, CT
Employment Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 04/17/2024
Expire Date: 06/16/2024
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Registered Nurse: Milestone- Per Diem- 5691
JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Per Diem, Sun-Sat 7-3p/3-11p


PROGRAM/LOCATION: Milestone, Putnam, CT


Milestone is a 30 day intensive residential treatment center designed to accommodate and treat women with a history of substance abuse, trauma and mental health issues. Our comprehensive services are recovery-oriented, gender-responsive and trauma-informed with the goal of helping women find real hope for recovery. Milestone offers individual and group counseling, case management and aftercare planning services. Treatment is individualized and centered around healing and wellness, essential to moving forwards towards employment, housing and family stability. Milestone is part of CHR's Center of Excellence for Women/Women and Children located at our Putnam campus.


Provides direct services to clients supported within the 24/7 residential setting.
Provides a safe and therapeutic environment within the program.
Works within program policy and guidelines to provide program services.
Demonstrates an understanding of the treatment of substance use disorders as well as co-occurring disorders relevant to the population served.
Intervenes in client differences or conflicts in a way to ensure a positive milieu.
Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of family and natural support connections for clients served within the programs
Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain positive and healthy rapport with clients served by building trust and supporting competencies through interest and active engagement.
Demonstrates the ability to teach and support the learning of a broad range of skills including those related to: coping skills, ADLS and areas of psychoeducation and linkage to community resources and self-help groups.
Demonstrates an empathic understanding of complex trauma.
Transports clients within the program as needed.
Documents planned interventions, behavior incidents, and general observations of clients served and assessment of their skills, behavior, and moods in an objective and professional manner.
Participates in treatment plan meetings and case conferencing.
Maintains documentation in compliance with agency and program standards.
Participates in staff meetings, supervision, trainings and other meetings as assigned.
Develops and coordinates prevention, health, wellness and recovery initiatives for identified patients, including health and wellness groups as needed.
Providing nursing assessments to new clients.
Provides integrated behavioral health and medical treatment planning and comprehensive care management of adults with substance use and mental health disorders.
Provides training on medical diseases, treatments and medications.
Maintains knowledge of current ideas, theories and research regarding treatment of individuals with complex behavioral health and medical issues including factors contributing to health care disparities
Supervises provision of laboratory testing on-site and off-site, according to agency policies
Develops and provides individual and group treatment and psycho-educational groups designed to aid clients in understanding and maintaining their medications and side effects, as well as how to manage their behavioral health symptoms, improve skills for recovery and living a healthy lifestyle.
Provides crisis assessment and intervention to monitor status of clients in crisis.
Maintains first aid supplies, disposal of hazardous waste, and destruction of medications and management of medication administration program as applicable according to agency policy.
Monitors the Medication Administration Program, medications, and physician’s orders.
Monitors medications of all residents in accordance with the Adult residential medication policy and procedure.
Effectively utilizes appropriate communication methods/tools to transfer information to other staff regarding the day’s events
Teaches and assists all residents in areas of rehab including: nutrition and healthy living, meal preparation, hygiene, laundry, banking and budgeting, and basic home care skills.
Collaborates and coordinate care with providers and families as needed.
Assists/Manages administrative functions and tasks at the direction of the supervisor
Additional duties as required.

Education: Graduate of a School of Nursing from an Accredited Nursing Program and RN Licensure.

Experience: Experience working with patients with substance use and mental health disorders. Experience working in a managed care environment.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: RN license to practice in State of CT. CPR/First Aid Certification within 6 months of hire.



*Our per diem and fee for service positions offer a flat hourly rate.

CHR is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that respects differences and honors the experience of our diverse staff. We encourage women, members of ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with (dis)abilities, and veterans to apply.
Contact Information
Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/COM1...
Company Description:
CHR is the most comprehensive, non-profit behavioral healthcare provider in Connecticut, offering a wide range of personalized services for children, families and adults whose lives have been touched by mental illness, addiction or trauma. Our largest outpatient offices are in Manchester and Enfield, with smaller offices throughout central and eastern Connecticut and several community-based programs. CHR’s mission is to help adults, children and families find Real Hope for the challenges of Real Life through an array of community- based mental health, substance use, child welfare, supportive housing, foster care, prevention and wellness services, and integrated care. Our name embodies our commitment to community-based care, instilling hope for a healthy, happy and productive future, and utilizing all available resources to achieve change. CHR is proud to provide services that achieve Real Quality with Real Results.
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