LPN - Medication Assisted Treatment Program

Join Vermont's globally recognized opiate treatment program at the Chittenden Clinic in South Burlington.  You will work under Vermont's opiate use disorder expert, Dr. John Brooklyn, who incorporates new and innovative methods of treatment into daily practice.

We are seeking a full-time LPN who will be responsible for safely dispensing methadone and buprenorphine products while maintaining all nursing dispensary operations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Administer methadone and buprenorphine products to patients in a methadone treatment program in accordance with required schedule
  • Conduct patient education of safe methadone practice, harm reduction and general health issues relevant to individuals with opiate addiction and/or other substance abuse problems
  • Update physician and/or nurse practitioner regularly about patient status and methadone dose
  • Contribute to the assessment and nursing care planning processes
  • Develop and implement patient plans with physician's and/or nurse practitioner's guidance.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree
  • LPN
  • 1 year of experience in nursing

Structure:

  • This is a full time, benefit - eligible position
  • This is a union position

Perks & Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increases with years of service)
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families
  • Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
  • Delta dental 
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Childcare stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial incentive
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

*Our program includes wrap around services for all of our patients. Come help us make a difference in the lives of those struggling with addiction.

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