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Mental Health Nurse

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: East Quogue
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The Overnight -LVN/LPN is responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. The Overnight LVN/LPN is responsible for communicating observations and insights to the treatment team (i.e. therapists, dietitian, psychiatrist, pediatrician and facility administrator) to ensure the team is comprehensively addressing each client's issues. The Overnight LVN/LPN introduces each new client to his/her fellow residents and the treatment staff, and orients each client to the rules, expectations, and routine of the daily treatment schedule. Responsibilities

  • Facilitating therapeutic groups
  • Providing clear and complete client documentation
  • Implementing Physician Orders
  • Availability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frame
  • Administering medication as prescribed
  • Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately
  • Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment
  • Providing assessments of medical problems as needed
  • Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification
  • Consulting with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventions
  • Meeting with each client, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication
  • Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Program Director and Facility
  • Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethics
  • Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude This is full time position that will work Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11pm-7am.------For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com. Qualifications
    • Overnight LVN/LPN Certification
    • Must be licensed in current state
    • Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and use
    • Must be able to take vital signs and provide first aid 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
      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. 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 atdiscoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: East Quogue, NY - 11942 , PL: 554655470

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, New Haven , Mental Health Nurse, Healthcare , East Quogue, Connecticut

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