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Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN

Location: Anderson
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationSelah House - Anderson, INPosition TypePart TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeTravel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryHealth CarePosition SummaryWork in a scenic, home-like environment and provide comprehensive care and compassionate care for adolescent and adult women who are diagnosed with eating disorders. Selah House is the only licensed inpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization program (PHP) eating disorder treatment center in the state of Indiana. The LPN schedule is day shift @ 4 to 6 hours, general morning hours. The Staff Nurse executes the general medical care of clients under the direct supervision of the Lead Nurse or Director of Nursing at Selah House (SH).Position ResponsibilitiesReviews physician's orders and medical records of clients.Administers medications, ordering/refilling medications per physician's orders.Records complaints, observes behaviors and reports these to the Medical Director.Collects labs, reviews lab reports and records and reports findings to the Medical Director.Assists new clients with adapting to their new environment, providing social and emotional support throughout their stay, while maintaining appropriate personal/professional interaction. Assists all clients and staff in immediate problem solving/intervention during crisis.Updates and reviews client's treatment plans and privileges list on a weekly basis.Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary environment in the Nurses' Stations and practicing universal precautions.Responsible for the security of the medications and medical records and ensures that only relevant providers will have access.Determines the presence of unhealthy/unsafe conditions in the work area and reports these conditions to the proper personnel.Ensures that proper documentation is completed in an accurate, thorough, and timely manner and that communication logs are read and completed daily.Attends staff meetings and trainings as requiredResponsible for understanding and adhering to all policies and procedures relating to medical interventions (e.g. Medication Error Reporting, Ancillary Services, etc.). Responsible for proper and accurate shift hand-off information between shifts.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications related to Selah House Mission and population.ISJP123Minimum RequirementsMinimum RequirementsCertificate or diploma from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program or higher; Current Indiana Nursing License (LPN); 1 year experience in any field preferredOther Requirements:Position requires incumbent to have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance. Selah House provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Selah House reserves the rights to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the organization desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains "At-Will."

Keywords: ODYSSEY BEHAVIORAL GROUP, Anderson , Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN, Healthcare , Anderson, Indiana

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