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Registered Nurse Licensed Practical Nurse RN LPN

Location
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022
Description:

Job Summary


The Registered Nurse RN or Licensed Practical Nurse LPN is responsible for the nursing and technician functions during a designated shift and for promoting a safe and therapeutic environment for clients who are detoxifying from substance dependency.


Schedule: Overnight, 7 pm -7 am


Generous Shift Diff!!!!


Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Assists Clinical team with the Admissions process;

• Administers medications, treatments and procedures according to standard nursing practices and applicable agency policies.

• Carries out a plan of care and medication orders from doctors.

• Educates clients regarding potential side effects of medications and observes for side effects.

• Monitors clients for substance misuse related withdrawal symptoms.

• Maintains electronic clinical records.

• Obtains vital signs, alcohol breath content; conducts blood glucose level, TB and urinalysis testing.

• Provides crisis management (often involving intoxicated clients).

• Serves as first point of contact for Staff Nurses and Behavioral Health Technicians.

• Resolves nursing issues or escalates to Director of Nursing as appropriate. (Charge position.)

• Positively promotes Summit Behavioral Health to prospective clients and employees.




Requirements:

Required Education and Experience

• Current LPN license in good standing in active state

• Experience working in substance abuse/behavioral health preferred but open to training.

• Experience with documentation and (EHR).




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Details

  • Job Reference: 705048395-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Delphi Behavioral Health Group
  • Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent