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Center For Human Services - Stratford, CT


Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity, and respect.


The Center for Human Services (CHS) located in Stratford, Connecticut is a CARF accredited, Department of Public Health licensed, medication-assisted treatment program for opiate addicted persons utilizing prescribed methadone or buprenorphine/suboxone, and supportive counseling in conjunction with other support and referral services. The persons served attend individual counseling to address drug use/abuse, personal/family, employment, health, and legal issues. Group and family counseling, in addition to intensive outpatient services are offered to those who voluntarily seek additional support. Clients at CHS also have access to psychiatric care.



Monday throuhg Friday, from 11am to 7pm 



  • Dispenses, documents, and reports all methadone doses in accordance with approved nursing techniques, program policies and procedures and applicable federal and state regulations.
  • Maintains documentation of medication prescribed by other providers that may interfere with methadone/suboxone.
  • Verifies, updates, records and processes doctors' orders, dosage levels and laboratory results in client records.
  • Ensures that clients receive required annual physical exam 
  • Observes and assesses client, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of client's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Participates in department's staff, treatment team, and in quality assurance and improvement activities.
  • Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.




CT Registered Nurse license required.  Previous experience in methadone maintenance or similar community-based substance abuse treatment organization preferred.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, and outside contacts from a wide variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds; good diplomatic skills, including strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Prior nursing experience in mental health, chemical dependency or programs that serve those in need of addiction services preferred, willing to train the right candidate.



  • Current State of Connecticut Registered Nurse's License required.  Valid Connecticut driver's license is required.


Benefits (for full time employees):

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Healthcare or Dependent Care accounts or Health Savings Account
  • Generous employer contribution provided for annual healthcare expenses
  • Basic Life insurance at no cost to employee
  • Generous Paid Time Off as well as14 Holidays and Birthday off
  • Retirement plan- 403b with discretionary employer contribution
  • Tuition, License and Certification Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional voluntary insurance for short-term and long-term disability


Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484


All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.