Acadia Healthcare

  • Licensed Practical Nurse - Part Time LPN

    Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 1:23 PM)
    ID
    2018-9186
    Job Family
    LPN/LVN Nurse
  • Overview

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    We are currently seeking a Part-Time Licensed Practical Nurse LPN for our Habit OPCO - Brockton Comprehensive Treatment Center. Hours are 5:15 AM - 1:15 PM, 3 week days and every other weekend.

     

    Habit OPCO - Brockton CTC, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

     

    Position Characteristics 

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides basic medical care to patients in an outpatient addiction recovery environment; maintains standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with clinic policy and procedures; provides for the safe and efficient dispensing of doses of medication to patients consistent with the organization's procedure and as ordered by the Medical Director or Physician; responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient's symptoms, responses and progress.

    Responsibilities

    • Works under the supervision of the Medical Director and the Clinic Director and maintains practical nursing professional standards of care;
    • Prepares and administers medication as ordered by the Medical Director or Program Physician accurately and in a timely manner, maintains accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and dispensed (to the patients);
    • Charts medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner, documents nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patient’s progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner;
    • Responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, and ADP;
    • Dedicates a minimum of 90 percent of regularly scheduled work hours to activities directly related to the administration of medication; the remaining 10 percent of regularly scheduled work hours will be dedicated to other activities as assigned by the Medical Director or Clinic Director;
    • Responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures; and,
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
    • Prefer 1 year nursing experience in behavioral health or addiction recovery field
    • Training or experience treating patients in an outpatient treatment program
    • There must be no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the state MA.

    Company Benefits 

    We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

     

     

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