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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Norris Academy Knoxville, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Norris Academy is a residential treatment facility located in Andersonville, TN approximately 30 minutes north of Knoxville. We serve youth ages 5 to 18 who are diagnosed with mental health and/or Autism Spectrum/neuro-developmental disorders. Our 63-bed facility serves youth from Tennessee as well as several other states.


Job Overview

Norris Academy has immediate need for full-time and part-time LPN's. Must be able to work Saturday and Sunday. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the nurse assists in directing patient care for children/adolescents as prescribed by doctor/treatment team, provides medical management and safety/crisis management, will administer medications, complete assessments/evaluations and assist with admissions.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and have a current TN State Nurse License.
  • CPR certification.
  • Valid TN Driver's license with good driving record.
  • Experience working with children preferred.
  • Psychiatric nursing experience a plus.

Benefits For Full-Time Employees

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D/Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending program/Health Savings Account
  • 401K after 60 days
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Daily Pay - a company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday

Norris Academy is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly Employer

Norris Academy

Why Work Here?

Supportive Work Environment, Rewarding Client Population, Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Lives of Children!

Located in beautiful east Tennessee north of Knoxville, Norris Academy is a residential treatment facility for children and youth ages 6 to18 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Norris Academy has 63 licensed beds and serves youth from Tennessee as well as several other states. The Autism Spectrum/Neuro-developmental Disorders Residential Treatment Program at Norris Academy is medically and clinically supervised by a Licensed, Board-Certified Psychiatrist who serves as the Medical Director of the program. Each shift is staffed with a Registered Nurse 24-hours a day.

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