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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Substance Abuse Treatment

Personalized Nursing LIGHT House Farmington Hills, MI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

LPN/RN: detox treatment experience preferred, addiction treatment experience required;

This position is for some day, afternoon, & midnight shifts. Mostly weekends but some weekdays. There is opportunity for additional shifts on occasion.

  • Monitor the medical status of all persons served (via vitals, monitor medications, periodic observations of persons served, special attention to detox withdrawal symptoms).
  • Provide medical and nutritional didactics/groups to the persons served.
  • Observe & monitor the client’s vital signs, physical and emotional status using the CIWA assessment form (training provided).
  • Observe & monitor the client’s vital signs, physical and emotional status using the CIWA assessment form (training provided).
  • Monitor client in self-administration of medications for relief of symptoms. Maintain accurate medication log.
  • Engage client in conversations regarding treatment readiness, hopefulness, and strategies to achieve and maintain a clean, sober lifestyle.
  • Network with and become familiar with other local agencies and services that might be of service to clients during and after social detox placement.
  • Responsible to document all behaviors, physical symptoms and observations of clients during shifts, according to clinical protocols, including critical incidents.
  • Develop rapport and a professional therapeutic relationship with clients.
  • Completes phone intakes, gathering all relevant information to ensure client is eligible and appropriate for admission to the detox program.
  • Facilitate client-centered, engaging intake process. Coordinate client’s arrival to detox program; provide program orientation, establish therapeutic relationship, and gather initial information and paperwork from the client.
  • Responsible for knowing and adhering to the health and safety policies. Assist in maintaining a clean, sanitary and safe environment for clients.
  • Ensure all essential detox/STR functions are maintained in the absence of other team members including, but not limited to, coordination of client placement, phone coverage and essential data entry.
  • Perform all other related and/or assigned tasks by management.

Immediate Part-time and Full time positions available - day, afternoon and midnight shifts available on weekends and some weekdays.

 

 

Company Description
Personalized Nursing LIGHT House is a premier behavioral health care provider for adults with 30 years of specialized addiction treatment service. We have locations in Plymouth, Canton, Lakeland, Dearborn Heights, Madison Heights and Farmington.

Our mission is to be an innovative and effective behavioral healthcare corporation (utilizing the LIGHT model of care), that strives for excellence clinically as well as administratively. Specifically, our intent is to increase client well being, decrease addiction severity, improve the quality of clients' mental and physical heath and contribute positively to society. All services will integrate substance use disorder, mental health and primary health care treatment in cohesive and client-centered programs.

Personalized Nursing LIGHT House

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Work with a non-profit that provides personal development in a fast paced, friendly environment, while making a difference in others' lives.

Personalized Nursing LIGHT House is a premier behavioral health care provider for adults with 30 years of specialized addiction treatment service. We have locations in Plymouth, Canton, Lakeland, Dearborn Heights, Madison Heights and Farmington. Our mission is to be an innovative and effective behavioral healthcare corporation (utilizing the LIGHT model of care), that strives for excellence clinically as well as administratively. Specifically, our intent is to increase client well being, decrease addiction severity, improve the quality of clients' mental and physical heath and contribute positively to society. All services will integrate substance use disorder, mental health and primary health care treatment in cohesive and client-centered programs.

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