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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Acadia Healthcare Inc.
Location: Goldsboro
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description OverviewOur Passion:We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.Our Team:Our Mobile Comprehensive Treatment Centers are a part of Acadia Healthcare, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. We are expanding our treatment options in order to be able to provide much needed care for patients within the community. Our teams are equipped with counselors, peer support specialists, and all of the necessary help that the patients would need from our facility, but within our mobile unit. Our mobile counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.Our mobile team will be in the Goldsboro, NC area and will serve as an expansion of our existing Goldsboro Comprehensive Treatment Center.Our Benefits:* Medical, dental, and vision insurance* Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan* Paid vacation and sick time* Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industryYour Job as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is instrumental in our patient's treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide high quality, safe and efficient administration of doses of medication to patients under the direction of the Medical Director or Physician. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient's symptoms, responses and progress.We have daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Shift hours are early mornings, Monday-Friday from 7:00am - 5:00pm (this is a mobile care center position so hours may vary), allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.Additional Benefits of Joining our Nursing Team:* Lower stress environment* No heavy lifting of patients* Stable shifts and schedule* Early morning hours* Be a part of helping others in a recovery environment* Holidays off* Paid trainingYour Responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):* Works under the supervision of the Medical Director and the Clinic Director and maintains practical nursing professional standards of care;* Prepares and administers medication as ordered by the Medical Director or Program Physician accurately and in a timely manner, maintains accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and administer (to the patients);* Charts medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner, documents nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patient's progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner;* Responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures; and,* Perform other duties as assigned.Job RequirementsYour Skills and Qualifications as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing* Prefer 1 year nursing experience in behavioral health or addiction recovery field* Training or experience treating patients in an outpatient treatment program* There must be no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employmentLicenses/Certifications:* Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the state of North Carolina or Compact License

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare Inc., Greenville , LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Goldsboro, North Carolina

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