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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Banyan Treatment Center Gilman ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

We are currently seeking dedicated, hard-working, and thorough LPNs to join our team as a Staff Nurse! The Staff Nurse completes assigned nursing related services to each patient and links patients to the physicians and to outside medical resources. They inform the clinical team about medical issues and are available for emergency medical situations and provides all services under supervision of M.D., and Director of Nursing. He/She is responsible to assist with medical and history screens, providing routine nursing care, review of medication logs and assisting in overseeing the medical and psychiatric management of the patient in coordination with the attending physician.

The ideal Staff Nurse candidate has nursing experience in acute care, detox, and /or mental health facilities, strong assessment and organizational skills, is able to prioritize care and communicate with our healthcare team. He/she is able to establish a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families, display good listening and observation skills, exhibit skills sufficient to adequately gather and record patient data specific to current and past medical status, and form objective impression of signs, symptoms and patient complaints and their implications concerning treatment planning. Additionally, candidate will exhibit the ability to be empathetic and understanding of patient needs and to accurately document in EMR (KIPU).

 

Job Duties:

  • Provides routine nursing care under the supervision of the Medical Director/ Director of Nursing
  • Thoroughly documents in patient chart, specifically Nursing Assessments and Nursing Notes, in a detailed and timely manner in accordance with facilities standards
  • Takes verbal orders from the Medical Director, documents them in the patient record and carries them out accurately and professionally
  • Administers medications when patients are unable to do so themselves
  • Oversee Infection Control surveillance.
  • Facilitate Medical Groups as directed by Clinical Director / Director of Nursing.
  • Encourage efficient utilization of supplies and equipment to prevent waste.
  • Maintains effective communication between outside medical services and the facility
  • Meets with therapists to provide information about patient medical problems
  • Assists the treatment team in incorporating medical issues into treatment planning

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Holds a current license as Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of facility and maintains current licensure per state requirements
  • Is a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a chemical dependency/psychiatric setting preferred; preferably in an inpatient, partial hospitalization and/or outpatient setting and/or meets educational requirements.

 

Abilities/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of the discipline.
  • Adheres to: Healthcare Code of Ethics
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards
  • Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding:
    • Client Confidentiality
    • Drug-Free Workplace
    • Corporate Integrity & Compliance
  • Demonstrate Competencies in assessing:
    • Mental Health
    • Trauma – Abuse – Neglect – Exploitation
    • Suicide - Homicide

 

Additional Details:

  • Full-time and per-diem/temporary opportunities are available
    •  Day and Overnight schedules  available. 
  • Inpatient facility
  • Adult patient population
  • Nurses wear own scrubs
  • Benefits include:
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • PTO
    • Life Insurance through NY Life
    • Disability Insurance through Aflac
    • Flexible Schedule
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 50% off in-classroom or online courses provided by the Academy for Addictive Disorders to earn MCAP, CAC, or CAP
Company Description
Banyan Treatment Center is a leading national addiction care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval).

At Banyan, we stand as a leader in providing growth through recovery by having the most qualified team behind the mission. We are a family of individuals that come from diverse backgrounds; however addiction affects all of us in the same way. It devastates lives and families. We came together with a simple mission: to help people break free from the bonds of addiction. We are not a “one fits all place” and we have the experienced staff and infrastructure to truly offer individualized, custom treatment programs that are tailored to fit every need. Not many addiction treatment centers have the ability to offer all levels of care and custom treatment plans.

As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off and the distinction of working with some of the nation’s most respected and accomplished doctors and mental health professionals while directly improving the health and quality of life of our patient community.

Banyan Treatment Center

Why Work Here?

As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off.

Banyan Treatment Center is a leading national addiction care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). At Banyan, we stand as a leader in providing growth through recovery by having the most qualified team behind the mission. We are a family of individuals that come from diverse backgrounds; however addiction affects all of us in the same way. It devastates lives and families. We came together with a simple mission: to help people break free from the bonds of addiction. We are not a “one fits all place” and we have the experienced staff and infrastructure to truly offer individualized, custom treatment programs that are tailored to fit every need. Not many addiction treatment centers have the ability to offer all levels of care and custom treatment plans. As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off and the distinction of working with some of the nation’s most respected and accomplished doctors and mental health professionals while directly improving the health and quality of life of our patient community.

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1237 E. 1600 N. Rd.
Gilman, IL
60938 USA

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