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Charge Nurse

High Point & Affiliated Organizations
Brockton, MA
  • Expired: March 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

Charge Nurse - Sign on Bonus Eligible!

Program/Location: Community Behavioral Health Center/ Brockton

Education/Licensure: Licensed Registered Nurse, Bachelors in Nursing preferred

Pay Rates:

LPN $30 - $37 per hour

RN $38 - $48 per hour

Status: Full & Part Time shifts available


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Long & short-term disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA & DSA
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bonuses & Referral
  • Eligibility for free classes to become a Licensed Counselor or Recovery Coach
  • Education days to use towards CEU's
  • Free meals at select programs and when available
  • Unmatched Leave Time (FT employees can earn up to 3 weeks in first year)

About Us

High Point Treatment Center is excited to be part of the state’s expansion of behavioral health services in the Brockton area. The Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) located at the Brockton Meadowbrook Campus has opportunities for growth within the outpatient, community based, and Adult Crisis Stabilization programs. We are seeking enthusiastic change makers, who are looking to grow with the new services.

High Point & Affiliated Organizations is a health and human service agency whose mission is to treat and prevent substance use disorders and mental illness. High Point has programs located throughout Southeastern Massachusetts offering a full continuum of care for substance use and mental health treatment, including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Programs and services also assist survivors of abuse, violence, and families experiencing homelessness. High Point believes that everyone has inherent goodness, worth, and dignity. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve personal change and improve their quality of life.

Charge Nurse Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in Massachusetts
  • BS in Nursing preferred
  • Experience in a behavioral health care and/or substance use disorder settings
  • CARN or Psychiatric Nurse Certification, if applicable

Charge Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

  • Compliance with Joint Commission, DPH, DMH, and all other regulatory agencies as require
  • Knowledge of ASAM criteria related to SUD care, monitoring withdrawal (COWS, CIWA) and nursing interventions
  • Assure patient care is meeting best practice standards
  • Assure compliance with all governing regulations and payor guidelines
  • Assure compliance with High Point policies and procedures
  • Participate in the recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, and evaluation of nursing staff
  • Assist in developing nursing and medication records on each patient
  • Reviews and makes recommendations regarding policies and procedures
  • Reports to Infection Control Committee as needed
  • Assist in monitoring inventory, ordering of medications, and equipment needed for daily operation of the unit in collaboration with the pharmacy
  • Responsible for the scheduling nurses in order to maintain adequate nursing staffing patterns in order to manage the day to day operations; monitoring call outs; staff supervision; holds staff accountable and audits narcotic books
  • Responsible for accessing the acuity of unit and providing direct patient care as needed
  • Reviews Incident Reports, as required; ensures accurate and timely completion;
  • Provide supervision for nursing and Mental Health Specialist (MHS) personnel per HPAO supervision policy
  • Maintain and update nursing policy and procedure manual
  • Maintains infection control data and oversee compliance with OSHA requirements and completes hand hygiene monitoring
  • Participate in all required committee meetings
  • Responsible for the proper disposal of medications
  • Responsible for the scheduling of nurses in order to maintains adequate nursing staffing patterns in order to manage the day-to-day operation of the unit
  • Monitors active and inactive EHR records for correct and complete documentation
  • Assists in the development and monitoring of group schedule, as applicable
  • Encourages nursing participation in education opportunities
  • Responsible to attend monthly meeting to maintain consistency in nursing practice
  • Attend mandatory training to update knowledge base and enhance both professional and personal growth
  • Will attend monthly Director of Nurse’s meeting and follow up by holding monthly unit nursing meeting
  • Provides patient education groups or designates another RN/LPN, as applicable
  • Responsible to ensure patient plan of care is updated accordingly following any crisis intervention
  • Assures the debriefing is completed after restraints/code green
  • Utilize standard precautions at all times
  • Demonstrates behaviors that recognize the rights of patients/clients as defined by the patient’s right
  • Attend all facility meetings and case conferences as director by Supervisor;
  • Attend mandatory training
  • Other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager, Program Director, Director of Nursing or COO.

Charge Nurse Requirements

  • Experience in a behavioral health and/or substance use disorder treatment setting
  • Two years’ supervisory experience recommended
  • Must present as courteous and professional at all times
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to organize ideas in logical and clear fashion
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills and software programs including the ability to learn, use and train HPAHO`s electronic medical records
  • Must have the ability to work with others in cooperative and collaborative manner;
  • An understanding of the relationship between substance use and mental health issues and/or self-help programs
  • An understanding of boundaries and ethics
  • Comply with Federal Regulations, 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Alcohol Abuse Policy and HIPAA Regulations
  • TB screening
  • Certification in the HPHAO approved de-escalation program
  • CPR Certification

High Point & Affiliated Organizations


Brockton, MA
02411 USA