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  1. Nursing
  2. On-Call PRN
  3. Pinelands Recovery Center
  4. Medford

LVN/LPN (Per Diem)

  1. Nursing
  2. On-Call PRN
  3. Pinelands Recovery Center
  4. Medford

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Company Description

At Pinelands you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of substance use experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place.  Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them. 

Compensation Range: $28-35 per hour

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience.

Our Offer to You!

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

  • 401(k) 
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • 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. LVN/LPN is supervised by an RN/RN Administrator/DON. 

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
  • 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.
  • Maintains NG tube and administration of bolus feeds, where applicable.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Responsible to ensure all the medications needed by the clients are ordered appropriately and available in the facility.
  • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
  • Ensures all medications have consent forms. Ensures all the orders on shift are carried out and documented appropriately for each client.
  • Manages client’s medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
  • Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
  • Effectively and professionally communicates with families/loved ones, as appropriate.
  • Able to effectively and professionally establish rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.
  • Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.
  • Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.
  • Assists with discharge process.
  • Will work during meal periods to provide supervision and support to clients.
  • Maintains an organized and safe environment.
  • Makes timely requests for any absences and ensures coverage for any scheduled shift.
  • Required to sit at a meal and a snack on every shift.
  • Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.
  • Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect.

This is an on-call position that will work 7a-7p, per diem.

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at pinelandsrecovery.com.


Qualifications

  • Completion of a LVN/LPN or equivalent.
  • Holds a current LVN/LPN license in good standing or equivalent.
  • One year experience preferred working in mental health or eating disorders field.         
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Must be CPI and CPR/First Aid certified within 90 of employment with Discovery 

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.


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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