1. Nursing
  2. On-Call PRN
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. McLean

LVN/LPN - Eating Disorders, Residential

  1. Nursing
  2. On-Call PRN
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. McLean

Job description

Company Description

Who is Center for Discovery? 

Center for Discovery offers unique and rewarding opportunities for nurses looking to make a difference! We are seeking LVN/LPNs and RNs of all backgrounds who have a desire to positively impact the lives of our patients. If you are looking to begin or advance your nursing career, without the wear and tear of working in a hospital, apply today!

***New grads are welcome and encouraged to apply***

We are a different kind of healthcare. Center for Discovery exists to engage, enlighten, and empower individuals with eating disorders in partnership with their families. By providing integrated care for the whole person, Center for Discovery brings hope for individuals to live a rich and fulfilling life.

Our Offer to You!

Compensation Range: $25-35/hr. 

Compensation will be dependent upon education and experience. 

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
    • Including becoming certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) tied to a pay raise  
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The LVN/LPN works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Behavioral Health Clinical Model.


  • Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
  • Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
  • Dispenses medication as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs vital signs.
  • Performs weekly blood draws, where applicable.
  • Completing waived test for glucose monitoring, UA, Drug screen, and pregnancy.
  • Responsible to ensure all the medications needed by the clients are ordered appropriately and available in the facility.
  • Manages client’s medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
  • Provides support during meal and snacks with the patients, including prepping, portioning and eating. 

Compensation Range: $25-35/hr.

Compensation is dependent upon education and experience. 

We have both a PRN position at our in-person 8-bed McLean Adult Residential Program. 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at https://centerfordiscovery.com/locations/mcl




  • Experience working in behavioral healthcare, preferred 

  • Must hold an unencumbered and current LVN/LPN license in the state of Virginia, required

  • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire 

  • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire 

  • Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire 

  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be in good standing 

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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