Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC Licensed Practical Nurse - Night Shifts in Palmer Lake, Colorado
We are currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Nigth Shifts coverage to join our Team!
Advanced Recovery Systems is an integrated behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We put behavioral health front and center, providing assistance to people with substance abuse issues, addictions and mental health concerns.
With facilities in various regions of the U.S., we have been furthering this mission since our inception, applying our advanced approach to patient care.
Every facility in the Advanced Recovery Systems network strives to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based therapeutic models that really work. Our goal is to help men, women and adolescents live healthy, happy lives without the burden of substance abuse or mental illness.
The Licensed Practical Nurse performs a wide variety of job duties during their shifts, caring for and educating patients about their medical and psychiatric conditions; establishing trust and building rapport with patients and their families are key elements of this position.
Works effectively with the facility leadership team to ensure success of the facility by completing the following:
Core Job Duties:
Resolve pending issues from the previous shift, e.g., missed or incomplete labs or treatments, incomplete admissions or discharges, missing data for continuity of care.
Compliance Audit Related to Infection Control, e.g., glucometer, refrigerator, sharps containers, laboratory cleanliness, pests in facility, hand washing and flu campaign
Medication storage, medication returns, medication destruction, calling pharmacy to resolve medication issues
Order supplies, inventory management, maintain/organize supply room
Monitor and track lab orders, monitor and track outside consults, track medical transfers
Coordinate and plan the admission workflow, print Integra and Care 360 requisitions, assure collected samples are properly labeled
Level of Care transfers in AVATAR
Administrative functions, e.g., scanning documents into AVATAR, assisting with the work schedule, assisting BHT’s with the creation/modification of observation sheets
Admission and discharge audits. Check/audit the proper completion of any nursing procedure (at discretion of DON) to assure compliance.
Other Required Tasks:
Demonstrates ability to collaborate with the treatment team in incorporating medical issues into treatment planning.
Demonstrates ability to participate in regular department meetings and staff meetings.
Demonstrates ability to interact with clients with compassion and respect.
Demonstrates ability to display good work habits: get things done in a timely, efficient manner with no excessive absences; is on time for scheduled shifts and prepared to begin work.
Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with other staff members and demonstrate the ability to work as a team member.
Demonstrates ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, responding positively to changing situations in the work setting.
Demonstrates objectivity and maturity under stress.
Demonstrates ability to accept and utilize supervision.
Demonstrates ability to address problems noted by supervisor.
Demonstrates willingness accept responsibility.
Demonstrates ability to complete all tasks with concern for work quality, timeliness, and efficiency.
Demonstrates ability to encourage efficient utilization of supplies and equipment.
Demonstrates the ability to provide for the preservation of personal dignity of clients.
Demonstrates the ability to report incident occurrences in accordance with policies and procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to maintain safe physical environment.
Demonstrates the ability to comply with all regulatory and accreditation guidelines and standards.
Ability to maintain the confidential nature of all patients and facility activities.
Ability to maintain required Training & Continuing Education.
Ability to maintain Standards of Ethical Conduct.
Reports any concerns to immediate supervisor.
Demonstrates ability, to perform additional duties, as deemed necessary by supervisor.
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent; certification in Practical Nursing or equivalent as per state law; higher education preferred.
Minimum two years’ as a Licensed Practical Nurse; behavioral health setting preferred.
Licensed to practice in the State of Practice.
We offer great benefits including 401(k), paid time off plan, medical, dental, vision, and much more.
Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We invite you to learn more about us at our website!
The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO.
We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.
External Company URL: https://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/careers/
Street: 443 South Highway 10