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Registered Nurse Team Lead - Behavioral Health

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Middletown, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Flexible hours

Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
Rushford Center, one of Connecticut’s leading providers of addiction and mental health services, is nationally recognized for delivering outstanding prevention, treatment and recovery programs. We offer a wide range of programs including Acute Care and Evaluation, Residential Addiction Treatment, Individual, Group & Family Therapy, Intensive Outpatient programs and Community Support Programs. Through the passion of our specialists, we continue to treat every patient with care, compassion and respect, while providing affordable and accessible services.


Job Summary


Assists Nurse Manager with supervision of Silver St nursing staff and Medical Navigator staff. Provides nursing support and coverage for the Adult and the Child & Adolescent Residential Programs as directed by the Nurse Manager. Day-to-day oversight of Silver St nursing as well as Medical Navigators. Provides on-call coverage for nursing/medical emergencies and rotating on-call for Residential Services. Assists Nurse Manager in the overall oversight and day-to-day process of physical admissions for Residential Services at Silver St. Assists Nurse Manager with the oversight and training process for supervised self-administration medication process for clinical assistants. Assists Nurse Manager with the on-boarding process of new hires. Facilitates nursing meetings as directed by Nurse Manager. Attends Manager Meetings as required. Attends other meetings in Nurse Manager's absence as assigned. Provides back-up coverage for Nurse Manager in his/her absence.



  • Valid CT RN license.
  • Minimum of Associate's degree in nursing. Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
  • CPR & AED certified within six months of employment.
  • Accredited certification in Addictions Nursing (CARN) or Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (or is actively pursuing credentialing) is preferred.
  • Minimum of one years' nursing experience in Psychiatric or Substance Abuse Treatment preferred.
  • Minimum of three to five years- nursing experience is preferred.

As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Rushford provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs         

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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