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3rd Shift LPN/RN

Tara Treatment Center Franklin, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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JOB OVERVIEW:
Provides competent nursing care to clients based upon specialized knowledge and judgment derived from principles of biological and physiological sciences, in accordance with Tara Treatment Center’s Policies and Procedures.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist in maintaining Tara Treatment Center, Inc.’s philosophy, goals, and objectives by applying and adapting these to direct client care
• Collects and interprets objective and subjective data (admission and ongoing)
• Identifies clients’ needs related to actual and/or potential health conditions and responds appropriately
• Participates with the multi-disciplinary treatment team to develop a treatment plan that includes nursing intervention when applicable
• Monitors, evaluates and documents client condition and response to treatment
• Alerts Physician, Nursing Supervisor and/or Clinical Supervisor to significant changes in the client’s condition
• Receives, transcribes and implements written and verbal Physician orders
• Maintains clear, concise, and timely documentation
• Administers intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
• Monitors clients in the Detoxification program using OWS and/or CIWA assessments and protocol, implements standing Detoxification orders based on the outcome of the assessment and the clients vital signs
• Works with other members of nursing, clinical and administrative staff to promote optimal client care standards
• Evaluates present nursing practice and procedures and recommends changes when appropriate
• Completes admission process; nursing assessment, vital signs, breathalyzer, urine drug screen, nutritional screening, medication sheet, luggage and personal search and Detox Treatment Plan (if applicable)
• Observes and facilitates client self-administered medication, and utilizes established record keeping
• Provides client and/or family member’s education regarding nature of illness, treatment and medications
• Collaborates with client, family and multi-disciplinary treatment team in discharge planning when necessary
• Performs related work as required, which may include, but is not limited to: presenting educational material, participating in the on-call rotation, and attending all mandatory meetings/trainings
• Communicates in a confidential manner with other staff for the purpose of giving and receiving factual information
• Maintains a clean, safe environment and promotes positive client/family interaction
• Complete Incident Report form when applicable and route to Facility Administrator


MINIMUM SKILL & QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current LPN/RN License in the State of Indiana
• Current Indiana Driver’s License
• Current CPR certification
• Annual Mantoux test or a bi-annual chest x-ray if applicable
• Must have a basic knowledge of the disease concept of alcohol/drug dependence and the 12-step programs
• Good verbal, writing and organizational skills
• Basic knowledge of database; internet and word processing software

COMPETENCIES:
• Monitor, evaluate and document clients conditions and responses to treatment
• Continually evaluate the appropriateness and necessity of nursing measures
• Gain clients trust and convey an atmosphere of safety in which the clients are able to discuss their concerns openly
• Communicate effectively with others
• Established ethics and professionalism
• Understands when it is necessary to alert the Nursing Supervisor, Clinical Supervisor or Medical Director to significant changes in client’s condition

Tara Treatment Center

Why Work Here?

Excellent Benefits Excellent Pay

PHILOSOPHY Our philosophy is based on the belief that alcohol and/or drug addiction is a disease and that the chemically dependent individual deserves specialized care and treatment. The ultimate goal for each client is to achieve mental, physical and spiritual wellness through abstinence from all mood-altering substances. The key concepts of the program are the blending of our professional staff with the principles of the 12-step philosophy. The lives of addicted individuals and their family members have been transformed through this unique approach. MISSION To provide quality care to individuals and families affected by alcoholism and/or drug addiction by promoting lifelong continued recovery. VISION Tara is Indiana’s model Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Training Center, where professionals provide a complete continuum of care to enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families, and communities

Address

6231 S. US South 31 Franklin, IN 46131
Franklin, IN
USA