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LPN - $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Company: Center For Discovery
Location: Mesa
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Center for Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of eating disorders experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you've come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.Job DescriptionThe LVN/LPN works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Behavioral Health Clinical Model.Responsibilities

  • 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 charge nurse, director of nursing, physician and psychiatrist.
  • Dispenses medication as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs vital signs.
  • Performs weekly blood draws, where applicable.
  • Maintains NG tube when needed.
  • Completing waived test for glucose monitoring, UA, Drug screen, and pregnancy.
  • Responsible to ensure all the medications needed by the clients are ordered appropriately and available in the facility.
  • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
  • Ensures all medications have consent forms. Ensures all the orders on shift are carried out and documented appropriately for each client.
  • 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.
  • Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.
  • 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.This is a full-time day shift position, 6:00am - 6:00pm, at one of our Inpatient/Residential programs working one of the following schedules:Thursday, Friday Saturday and every other WednesdaySunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other WednesdayQualifications
    • Completion of a LVN/LPN or equivalent.
    • Holds a current LVN/LPN license in good standing or equivalent.
    • One year experience preferred working in mental health or eating disorders field.
    • Blood draw certificate preferred.
    • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire.
    • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire.
    • Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire.
    • Must possess a current Driver's License in good standing.Additional InformationWe 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

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