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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Float Pool) - SIGNING BONUS

Company: Telecare
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) interested in learning about the exciting specialty of Psychiatric Nursing? Interested in a flexible schedule? Want to make a difference in your community? If so, we are looking for you. You bring your skills, heart, and experience, we will train and prepare you for this exciting adventure!Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (On-Call Float Pool - multiple locations available)Founded in 1965, Telecare is a growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults experiencing a mental health crisis. We partner with a variety of public agencies and behavioral health organizations and have over 90 programs and over 3,000 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.Float Pool locations include: Federal Way, Milton, Olympia, Tumwater, Shelton, and McClearyEmployment Status:Full-Time & Part-TimeShift:VariesDays:VariesSalary: exceeds industry standard!Singing Bonus $5000POSITION SUMMARYThe LPN provides recovery-focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. Provides a safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards of care. QUALIFICATIONSRequired: --- Graduation from an accredited LPN program and current LPN licensure in the state of operation --- Current CPR/BLS certificate--- Must be at least 18 years of age--- Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment --- All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, a valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at the time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.Preferred:--- Previous experience with population to be served and/or work in a similar program setting--- One (1) year of experience --- Understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, and knowledge of psychotropic medicationESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS--- Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders.--- Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served--- Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admission, and discharge process--- Collects data relevant to members served care; develops and implements nursing care plans --- Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention --- Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner--- Administers medication and treatments to members served--- Receives and presents a change of shift reports as assigned--- Adheres to medication management policies and procedures --- Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition--- Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals --- Attends and participates in community meetings and groups--- Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings--- Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift --- If employed at Inpatient program, must assist with the restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training--- If employed at Outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.SKILLS--- Ability to review and implements Recovery/Treatment plans--- Ability to support medical and psycho-social care of members served --- Ability to administer oral and injectable medications --- Ability to act as a team member and provide input via reporting observations and concerns and asking appropriate questions--- Ability to review and implements members served recovery treatment plans--- Ability to implement physical crisis and de-escalation techniques.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious). EOE AA M/F/V/DisabilityCCrosby123 Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare, Olympia , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Float Pool) - SIGNING BONUS, Healthcare , Olympia, Washington

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