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LPN

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe LPN works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Behavioral Health Clinical Model.**This position offers a $1,000 sign on bonus**Responsibilities

  • Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
  • Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
  • Follows orders from charge nurse, director of nursing, physician and psychiatrist.
  • Dispenses medication as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs vital signs.
  • Performs weekly blood draws, where applicable.
  • Maintains NG tube when needed.
  • Completing waived test for glucose monitoring, UA, Drug screen, and pregnancy.
  • Responsible to ensure all the medications needed by the clients are ordered appropriately and available in the facility.
  • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
  • Ensures all medications have consent forms. Ensures all the orders on shift are carried out and documented appropriately for each client.
  • Manages client-----TMs medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
  • Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
  • Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.
  • Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.
  • Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.
  • Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.This is a full time overnight position that will work 6:00pm - 6:30am at one of our residential/inpatient programs.-- Qualifications
    • Completion of a LVN/LPN or equivalent.
    • Holds a current LVN/LPN license in good standing or equivalent.
    • One year experience preferred working in mental health or eating disorders field.
    • Blood draw certificate preferred.
    • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire.
    • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire.
    • Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire.
    • Must possess a current Driver-----TMs License in good standingAdditional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Location: Paradise Valley, AZ - 85253

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Scottsdale , LPN, Healthcare , Scottsdale, Arizona

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