Job ID: 26325595
Company: Red River Behavioral Health System
Application Type: Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)
Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Description: Essential Duties and Competencies The following duties are routine for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Adhere to all facility policies and procedures. Provide appropriate nursing services and education to clients. Observe, record, and reports to the appropriate person any symptoms, reactions and changes in a client s condition. Receives and transcribes physician order to client charts. Chart nursing notes in an informative and descriptive manner reflecting the care provided and the response to that care. Participate in report at shift change. Administer Mantoux upon admission. Complete scheduled weekly updates. Complete scheduled chart audits. Maintain complicacy with the Minnesota Department of Health regulations. Attends and participates in staff in-services and meetings. Nurses may not admit, transfer, or discharge clients. They may be directed to follow through with the process of implementation of the above by the director or designee. Other duties as assigned. Skills, Knowledge and Ability Strong verbal skills and ability to communicate abstract concepts in a simple format Ability to communicate with a variety of people from diverse cultures, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. Flexibility to meet a variety of changing priorities Computer skills to draft emails, memos, and reporting Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Must have an LPN license. Minimum 1 yr. experience in a chemical dependency facility and 2-3 years related experience required, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must know and understand the implication of parts 9530.6405 to 9530.6505 (Rule 31), and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A (Human Services Licensing Act-HSLA), sections 626.556 (Maltreatment of Minors Act-MOMA), 626.557 (Vulnerable Act-VAA), and 626.5572 (VAA definitions). Must have two year continuing freedom from chemical use problems. Must document 12 hours of training in co-occurring mental health problems and chemical abuse of dependency that includes competencies related to philosophy, screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, documentation, programming, medication, collaboration, mental health consultation, discharge planning. Know and understand the implications of all Minnesota Department of Health regulations. CPR and first aid certified. On-going training on of cultural awareness and demonstration of sensitivity to various cultural norms and values. Computer literate. Meridian Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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