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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - FT, PT, and PRN

Company: Serenity at Summit New Jersey
Location: Union
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJoin the Serenity at Summit New Jersey team and be part of Delphi Behavioral Health Group, a network of addiction treatment and mental health centers across the country. We are fully committed to Delphi's mission of bringing a new standard of quality to the addiction treatment industry in the United States.Shifts:Nights: 7p-7aDays: 7a-7pPRN: days/nights/weekendsJob SummaryThe LPN is responsible for providing compassionate care to individuals suffering from addiction and/or mental health issues. The LPN provides direct care to all clients who are detoxing and/or recovering from a substance abuse disorders.Job ResponsibilitiesAssists with conducting nursing and medical assessmentsAdministers medications, treatments and conducts procedures according to orders from doctors, standard nursing practices and applicable agency policiesEducates clients regarding potential side effects of medications and observes for side effectsMonitors clients for substance misuse related withdrawal symptomsMaintains electronic health recordsObtains vital signs, bloodwork, alcohol breath content; conducts blood glucose level, TB and urinalysis testingAssists with crisis management (often involving clients under the influence)Attends interdisciplinary meetings as requiredRotates responsibility of conducting nursing education groups to clientsRequirementsQualifications:Current LPN license in good standing in New JerseyExperience with documentation and data entry (EMR)Experience working with alcohol or substance abuse treatment Experience:Venipuncture experience preferredDirect patient care experience preferred

Keywords: Serenity at Summit New Jersey, Union , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - FT, PT, and PRN, Healthcare , Union, New Jersey

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