Nurse - Dosing - Per Diem - Treatment Center

Boston, MA, USA Req #209
Wednesday, May 31, 2023


RN: $42  

LPN: $33 

Bilingual candidates are eligible for an additional $1 an hour

Job Summary:

It is the mission of the to help opiate addicted individuals achieve a recovering lifestyle.  This mission is accomplished through the use of methadone medication as a treatment agent (either through the modality of detoxification or maintenance) and by intensive outpatient individual and group counseling, weekly drug screening, and added services including case management, HIV/AIDS treatment, and family/couples counseling as needed.


It is your job as Dosing Nurse to support our mission in your day-to-day responsibilities as indicated below.


Supervisory Responsibilities:    Not applicable


Requirements for the Position

Professional Qualifications:

·        Current RN or LPN license in

·        One year substance abuse or psychiatric experience preferred

·        Current CPR certification


Personal Qualifications:

·        Must have the ability to work with mentally ill and/or/substance abusing individuals in a respectful, compassionate, and supportive manner

·        Must be able to work within a multidisciplinary team as well as independently



Physical Characteristics:

·        Not applicable


Essential Functions of Position:

·        Assessment of  each client for appropriateness to receive methadone dose

·        Accurate use of breathalyzer

·        Accurate dose preparation

·        Accurate preparation of take home doses

·        Documentation of all medication dispensed

·        Proper documentation of spilled, wasted medication

·        Maintain safety (alarm, safe, dosing only with security staff present)

·        Maintain professional boundaries

·        Able to set consistent limits with clients

·        Accurate documentation of methadone inventory

·        Follow policies and procedures as outlined in Nursing Manual

·        Provide health education as needed

·        Maintain Universal Precautions


*Direct care nursing staff with a history of substance abuse must have a minimum of three years of sobriety and non-use.



Required Training:  As determined by supervisor

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $33.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $42.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA