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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Firetree Ltd.
Location: Beavertown
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

LPN JOB - $5000 Sign-on BonusPart time, Per Diem shifts availableFull time role is for 2nd & 3rd shifts primarily, and weekendsShift differential for 2nd & 3rd shifts per hourSummaryThe primary purpose of this position is to provide direct patient care to individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will assist physicians in developing treatment plans, perform patient assessments, monitor a patient's progress and administer medications and pain management services.All activities must support the Firetree, Ltd. mission, strategic goals, and objectives.BenefitsFiretree, Ltd. offers employees a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:Health InsuranceCompany matched 401 (k) Retirement PlanGenerous Paid Time OffDentalVisionPaid HolidaysPaid maternity / paternity leaveTuition Reimbursement ProgramLife InsuranceFlexible Medical Spending AccountsShort/Long Term DisabilityEmployee Assistance ProgramOther Supplemental InsurancesEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe LPN position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.Assists in the identification of medical, emotional, and social needs of the client throughout the treatment process.Assesses medical and psychological problems reporting significant findings to the physician and/or appropriate counselor.Completes an initial medical and nutritional assessment, and a chemical dependency and suicide history.Assists in the supervision of monitored self-medication program.Provides regularly scheduled medical lectures to clients.Administers TB tests to clients and staff in accordance with PA Department of Health.Offers educational material on STDs, TB, and HIV.Adheres to Patient Rights as outlined in licensure manual.Maintains inventory of medical and pharmaceutical supplies.Participates in ongoing trainings and seminars and attends all in-service trainings as scheduled.Completes nutritional screenings making dietary modifications where needed.Requests initial urine and blood tests and file reports.Reviews and organizes all medical files.Coordinates outside medical appointments.Obtains written and telephone orders and documents appropriately.Effectively use Enterprise Manager (EM) as needed to carry out duties of the position.Performs other duties as assigned.#IND123Education and/or ExperiencePA licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. Prior experience a substance use disorder setting or detoxification unit preferred.Technical SkillsTo perform this job successfully, the employee should have strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook). Must have the ability to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned tasks. Must be proficient in the use of specific medical instruments relevant to perform the functions of the position.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.To perform this job successfully, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position. Daily movements include sitting; standing; operating computers and other office equipment; moving about the office; and attending onsite and offsite meetings. The employee must be able to communicate via email and verbally via telephone. The employee must occasionally transport up to 25 pounds.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Office EnvironmentThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.This position qualifies for a $5,000 sign-on bonus.Bonus will be paid First pay date - $1,000, 60 Days - $1,000, 90 Days - $1,000 and at 1 Year - $2,000from date of hire for employees with positive evaluation.by Jobble

Keywords: Firetree Ltd., Harrisburg , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Beavertown, Pennsylvania

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