Charge MAT Nurse - Chittenden Clinic Opioid Treatment Program

Ensure a smooth and efficient operation of nursing functions at the Chittenden Clinic. Safely dispense methadone and buprenorphine products, maintaining all Nursing Dispensary operations. 

The Chittenden Clinic is a large Opioid Treatment Program in Chittenden County, serving 1,000 patients. Our Medical Director, John Brooklyn, is a 2019 recipient of the Nyswander-Dole award for his contribution to the field of OUD treatment. The Chittenden Clinic holds national accreditation through both CARF and NCQHC  and was recognized by the National Council for Behavior Health in 2019 for Excellence in Addictions Treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage medication dosing procedures
  • Inventory and ensure proper storage of methadone and other medications as well as medication dispensing supplies
  • Conduct patient education of safe methadone practice, harm reduction and general health issues 
  • Train new nurses in all regular medication procedures
  • Manage medicating nurse rotations and maintain proper nursing coverage in emergency situations

Requirements:

  • Graduated from an RN education program
  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse license, Vermont license eligible
  • One year of experience in addition/substance use and mental health 

Structure:

  • Full time position 
  • Non exempt position 
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.