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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Shelton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
----- --- --- - -- -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 weekly blood draws and vitals.----- --- --- - -- -Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations-- ------ --- --- - -- -Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.----- --- --- - -- -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.----- --- --- - -- -Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.----- --- --- - -- -Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.----- --- --- - -- -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 a full-time position that will work-- -Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10pm-6am.-- -For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at--
----- --- --- - -- -Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred----- --- --- - -- -Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in which you are applying-- -
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 Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: Shelton, CT - 06484

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, New England , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Shelton, Northeast

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