Position Summary The Licensed Practical Nurse working for RHD’s CORE Beaver County program provides medical care primarily to individuals involved in RHD’s detoxification services. The LPN will also provide medical services including medication monitoring to all persons involved with services provided by RHD’s CORE.
Essential Duties and Functions
Maintain nursing documentation and medication records.
Follow all agency, MCO, County, State and licensing regulations.
Supervise consumers to ensure safety and health of all residents and oversee staff assignments.
Review quality assurance of medication monitoring by staff.
Assessment of client health and emotional needs.
Follow agency protocols for assessment, documentation and reporting or client issues and status.
Provide nursing care such as wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc. as needed.
Communicate with other members of the nursing staff including report at the change of shift and informing the Nurse Manager of important matters.
Team with staff during crisis intervention to deescalate and re-direct client during periods of emotional distress.
Counsel and support clients regarding goals, feelings, and policies of program. Support staff in therapeutic process.
Interaction with family members, ICMs (Intensive Case Managers), adjunct staff, and other professionals.
Complete assessments as required by written or verbal protocols.
Complete blood draws as required and complete requisitions forms for testing.
Assist with organization and ordering of medical supplies.
Supervise client submission of urine for analysis, complete in office testing and/or complete requisitions for testing at an outside laboratory.
Assistance with meals, baths, and cleaning may be required.
Attend trainings and other staff meetings
Provide training to the staff about medical conditions/considerations that pertain to the population served.
Remain awake and alert on all shifts worked
Other duties as required by Management.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status
Experience in a drug and alcohol detoxification setting preferred.
Licensed Practical Nurse with current license.
Valid driver’s license.
ACT 33/34 clearance
FBI clearance, as needed
RHD CORE Beaver COunty is a DDAP licensed non-hospital residential drug and alcohol treatment program providing detoxification, short and long term residential treatment services to adult men and women.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.