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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Night Shift 7p-7a

Overview

Company Summary

If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Follow Physician instructions on detox protocol and procedures.

Monitor Clients physical and emotional well-bing. Vital Signs checked every 4 hours (the first 24 hours , vitals should be checked every 2 hours or per MD order.

Monitor client's vital signs for withdrawal signs/symptoms.

Write notes and reports, as protocol and procedures indicate.

Document and report on client's status to team members.

Complete transcriptions of doctor's orders pertaining to modified detox protocol.

Assist clients with all medications via administration monitoring and /or administer medications as directed by the appropriate or assigned health care professional (i.e. Medical Director , Doctor, RN, etc.)

Assist clients with personal hygiene.

Attend job-related meetings, in-service trainings, staff development training, participates in team problem solving methods, building rapport, responds to request, and maintains a cooperative relation among the health care team by communicating information.

Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needing supplies, and placing orders for supplies.

Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma required

Current LVN license in State of operations required or LPT license in State of operations.

CPR and First Aid Certified.

Two years of experience as an LVN or in a health-related field preferred.

Knowledge of basic principles, practices and techniques of drug and alcohol intervention.

Knowledge of medications effects, indications, and contraindications.

Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Physical Requirements

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws

Prolonged sitting at a desk

Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer. American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
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Posted
59 days ago

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