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LPN overnight

Advanced Health and Education Kearny, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Endeavor House North, an Adult Addiction Treatment facility in Kearney NJ, is looking for an LPN to facilitate top notch client care.

Addiction treatment/12 step knowledge a must.

RN is responsible for nursing assessment plan, and oversees the medical and psychiatric management of the patient coordination with the attending physician. He/she is also a member of the Treatment Team and provides input into the development of the Master Treatment Plan.

He/she functions under the guidance of their State Licensure in accordance of State and Federal regulations.

1. EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Vocational training may be substituted for a degree.

2. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 1 year experience in psychiatry, preferably in a substance abuse program or equivalent.

3. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Registered to practice nursing in the State of NJ; maintaining current licensure per state requirements. Maintains current CPR certification.

4. KNOWLEDGE AND TRAINING REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE:

  • Knowledge of the Principles and Practices of the discipline.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
  • Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.
  • Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality laws.
  • Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Violence.

5. SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY TO POSITION

  • Facilitates team interaction for discharge planning.
  • Collects and records data in a comprehensive accurate and systematic manner.
  • Indicates and completes intake initial nursing assessment upon admission.
  • Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon a therapeutic milieu.
  • Knows the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Shares pertinent information with team as obtained from patients or family throughout program.
  • Collaborates with the medical staff to provide medical and nursing care.
  • Documents client progress/regress according to established policies and procedures. Familiar with EMR (KIPU)preferred.
  • Performs clinical nursing activities in a safe, professional manner.
  • Maintains compliance with established nursing care standards.
  • Practices six medication rights
  • Obtains lab specimens as ordered by the doctor.
  • Assists clients in obtaining medication from pharmacy.
  • Provides health education groups
  • Documents groups on the appropriate form, in a legible, accurate, clear and concise manner.
  • Continues with educational courses and in-service trainings, per policies and procedures.
  • Updates knowledge of community resources on a continuous basis.
  • Maintains current CPR/LPN certification.
  • Demonstrates objectivity and maturity under stress.
  • Responds positively to changing situations in the workplace.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills.
  • Performs in a professional manner and role-model a positive image of mental health.
  • Obtains physician orders for admission upon patient’s arrival.
  • Reports abuse of patient’s rights immediately.
  • Participates in obtaining the patient’s informed consent for procedures, treatments, and research, as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medication actions, side effects, and contraindication.
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned by Nurse Manager and DON.

Job Type: Full-time,Part-time, Per Diem shifts also available.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Company Description
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center

Advanced Health and Education

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center

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