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Licensed Practical Nurse - Day and Night Shifts Available

Company: Delphi Behavioral Health Group
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Job SummaryResponsible for the nursing and technician functions during a designated shift and for promoting a safe and therapeutic environment for clients who are detoxifying from substance dependency.Job Duties and Responsibilities--- Assists Clinical team with the Admissions process;--- Administers medications, treatments and procedures according to standard nursing practices and applicable agency policies.--- Carries out a plan of care and medication orders from doctors.--- Educates clients regarding potential side effects of medications and observes for side effects.--- Monitors clients for substance misuse related withdrawal symptoms.--- Maintains electronic clinical records.--- Obtains vital signs, alcohol breath content; conducts blood glucose level, TB and urinalysis testing.--- Provides crisis management (often involving intoxicated clients).--- Serves as first point of contact for Staff Nurses and Behavioral Health Technicians.--- Resolves nursing issues or escalates to Director of Nursing as appropriate. (Charge position.)--- Positively promotes Summit Behavioral Health to prospective clients and employees.Required Education and Experience--- Current RN/LPN license in good standing in active state--- At least one year experience working in substance abuse/behavioral health.--- Experience with documentation and data entry (EHR).--- Experience working with alcohol or substance abuse treatment preferred.--- Minimum of one year supervisory experience preferred.--- Demonstrated computer proficiency.

Requirements:
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Keywords: Delphi Behavioral Health Group, Haverhill , Licensed Practical Nurse - Day and Night Shifts Available, Healthcare , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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