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Licensed Practical Nurse

Transitions, Inc. Bromley, KY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance
Job Description

SUMMARY:  Provides nursing services at the Residential Treatment Center.  Works under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner.  Performs comprehensive assessments during admissions process to assist in the plan of care, identifying appropriate pathways based on client history.  Provides nursing education based on client's individual needs to promote well-being.  Observes medication administration, monitors for adverse drug reactions or severe withdrawal symptoms and completes documentation in compliance with procedures and CARF standards.


 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Registered Nurse with LPN license in State of Kentucky.  CPR certification required.  Two years nursing experience with demonstrated ability to inspire others to excellence.  At least one year of chemical dependency experience desired.  Additional nursing experience in behavioral health, extended healthcare and acute healthcare preferred. Working knowledge of CARF standards.


 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Complete nursing triage during open access times

  • Consult with the Nurse Practitioner to determine appropriateness for admission

  • Coordinate with pharmacy for any medication needs

  • Provide medical support to the residential units

  • Assist with health clinic coordination 



 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Patient-centered with strong clinical and assessment skills

  • Appropriately respond to medical emergencies

  • Project sincere caring attitude with awareness of working boundaries

  • Able to direct and motivate staff

  • Problem solving

  • Self-motivated and directed

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to identify withdrawal symptoms and addictive behavior

  • Able to perform accurate and timely documentation using electronic medical records

  • Medication administration knowledge and values accuracy

  • De-escalation

  • Computer skills using database, spreadsheet and word processing

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and move medical equipment up to 25 pounds


 

AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

All employees of Transitions Incorporated are required to maintain a professional attitude and work atmosphere through the strict adherence to the Transitions Code of Ethics, Non-Fraternization policy, Infection Control Policy, Fire-Safety Policy, Drug Free 

Workplace standards, dress code, etc., as outlined in the Personnel Policies and

Appendixes; and to uphold and maintain the Personnel Policies.


 

Transitions, Inc.

Address

313 Madison Pike Erlanger
Bromley, KY
41017 USA

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