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LPN 23 Hour Crisis Stabilization

Expected Hours: No more than 32 hours per week. Evening Shift, Morning Shift, Night Shift. Rotating Weekends. Weekends as needed.

Pay: From $26 per hour

Work Location: In Person

Job Type: Part Time

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking to build and grow a new program at Gateway Services? The LPN for our Crisis Services, 23 Hour Crisis Stabilization program will provide nursing services which includes assessment, treatment planning, medical care and education to individuals experiencing a current behavioral health crisis. The LPN will work with a multi-disciplinary team of licensed mental health professional team to determine client care. The LPN will provide direct nursing care to the clients we support. The LPN will be responsible for carrying out treatment and supportive care as directed by the Program Director and their designees, according to program design and best practices.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assess and document individuals’ level of functioning, health status, mental status, medical history, medications, medication compliance, and response to treatment.
  • Educate individuals receiving services about mental illness and substance use disorder, participate in the development of treatment plans, crisis plans, and discharge plans.
  • Ensure that people who need a higher level or different level of care are referred or placed.
  • Monitor individuals who are receiving services to ensure their health and safety.
  • Carry out functions including crisis intervention, assessment of vital signs, referral for emergency medical treatment as necessary, observation of individual response to medication and treatment, following detoxification protocols, nursing assessment, treatment planning, crisis and aftercare planning.
  • Attend and actively participate in meetings and training as required. Maintain certification in all agency, state and federal training requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures, as well as, state and federal statutes and regulations related to specific program areas.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures and assist in crisis situations

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrange medical appointments, therapy sessions, support groups, and other resources to aid the client.
  • Monitor the client’s behavior, schedule, medication, and activities.
  • Report any unusual behavior, conflicts, or recovery deviations to the relevant professionals.
  • Liaise with family members and medical professionals regularly.
  • Coordinate client logistics such as medical appointments and therapy sessions, among others.
  • Conduct assessments and providing feedback to the client, medical professionals, and the family.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of an accredited practical nursing certificate program
  • LPN (Required)
  • Nursing: 1 year (Required)

 

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