The Foundry | LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)
 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

Foundry Treatment Center

REQUIREMENTS

  • Professional appearance, aptitude, and attitude
  • Provide outstanding client service and care with compassion and discretion
  • Impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Be accountable and professional at all times
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Current LPN license in Colorado
  • Up to Date CPR certification
  • Work evenings and weekends
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of EHR and CRM
  • Competent written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding customer service skills and abilities
  • Ability to take direction, use best judgment, make decisions and improvise when needed
  • Work in high stress environments
  • Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries at all time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support to those in treatment, detox and residential, whether physical or emotional
  • Always be aware what is happening at the facility and be able to answer an array of participant questions based on your observations and insights by the medical and clinical staff
  • Create and maintain a safe, comfortable, and person-focused treatment environment by using therapeutic skills to motivate each participant to change for the better. Be prepared to be present and supportive when participants become uncomfortable
  • Assist clinical and admissions staff
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and HIPAA compliance
  • Supervision and management of the therapeutic milieu
  • Attend clinical and medical meetings
  • Coordinate or arrange outside medical appointments
  • Practices OSHA safety standards
  • Ensure satisfaction of those receiving services
  • Encourage all participants to get exercise and participate in scheduled activities
  • Complete all duties assigned to the shift
  • Adherence to facility policy and procedures, State & Federal law, and TJC regulations and standards
  • Write concise notes in EMR software and communication systems within times determined by company policies.
  • Participate in shift exchange, discussing any pertinent changes in the status of a participant (clinical, medical, behavioral, etc.) Check communication systems to be aware of any of these changes.
  • Carry Out CIWA, COWS and Vitals
  • Administer IV therapy
  • Monitor and/or administer medications, answer questions regarding medications and use discretion with PRN requests
  • Administer Urinalysis (UA) or Breath Alcohol (BA) tests as needed and documents appropriately.
  • Identifies emergency signals and situations and reacts appropriately
  • Disposes of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards
  • Engage in housekeeping tasks such as launder linens, clean detox rooms and empty trash
  • Work with culinary staff to prep or make meals as needed

To apply for this job please visit foundrytreatmentcenter.com.

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