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LPN - Recovery

Company: Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire
Location: Antrim
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

LPN - Recovery - Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire - Antrim, New Hampshire*About the Job:*The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse works under the direction of a qualified professional nurse. Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care, within the objectives, standards, and policies of the department and within the parameters of the licensing board. Communicates and works collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team i.e., medical staff, administration, clinicians, dietitians, and milieu personnel. Takes reasonable care and precautions to ensure high client safety standards and a therapeutic environment exist.*Roles and Responsibilities:** Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of clients under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, while always maintaining the assurance of client safety and following unit and facility policies and procedures. Complies with all company safety policies and practices.* Assists in relevant health and psychiatric teaching for client and family. Serves as a role model for clients and peers.* Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans and nursing care.* Effectively communicates with the medical staff, receives verbal/written orders, and takes care to minimize abbreviation or other errors. Participates in team conferences, sharing knowledge, information, and ideas among team members.* Prepares, administers, controls and accurately records medications in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed practical nurse, with thorough documentation regarding administration effect and/or adverse effects.* Observes, documents, and communicates with/reports to the R.N. in charge any clinical, physical, unit or personnel, or other issues which could alter client care. Reports status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors. Communicates with all departments as needed to assure total quality client care is delivered.* Consults, follows, and documents with sufficient detail nursing care according to facility policy and procedures. Records client symptoms, responses, and progress concisely, accurately, and completely.* Safely and accurately performs vital signs, electrocardiograms, phlebotomy/labs, and diabetic/glucose monitoring. Interprets results and takes appropriate nursing action.* Provides coverage in emergency services as needed.* Graduation from an approved Licensed Practical/Vocational Nursing Program required.* One or more years' nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.* Knowledge of and experience with psychotropic medications and medication administration procedures.* Ability to apply nursing standards and practice within a recovery setting.* Valid current practical/vocational nursing license from the state or from a nurse compact state, where applicable.* CPR and de-escalation certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.Why Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire?Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire, New England , LPN - Recovery, Healthcare , Antrim, Northeast

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