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  • ID
    #51600262
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Wellpath
  • Date
    2024-05-02
  • Deadline
    2024-07-01
 
Full-time

You Matter Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansEligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why UsNow is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a differenceThe Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse(Psych LPN)is responsible forproviding professional nursing care for patients with mental health disorders, administering psychotropic medications, andmonitoringtheir effectiveness and side effects. They must have a deep understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, as well as issues related to psychotropic medication compliance. This position requires obtaining andmaintainingsecurity clearance.Key Responsibilities

Provide psychiatric nursing services under the direction of the Psychiatrist and Director of Nursing, which includes contributing to assessments done by registered nurses, implementing specific treatments, and monitoring compliance with medication.

Provision of medication education to inmates and training in human behavior and/or mental health issues to institutional staff as assigned by the Mental Health Director/Mental Health Coordinator/Director of Nursing.

Provision of documentation in the health record of individual patient's treatment progress, participation in staff meetings and in-service training programs, and informing superiors of any need foradditionalclinical supervision or proposals to improve clinical services.

Comply withemployee standards,maintainconfidentiality of inmate information, and network and communicate effectively with the company, Facility staff, and off-site support agencies.

Respond to code or health emergencies within standard guidelines and provision of education to patientsregardinghealth, nutrition, and other adaptive behaviors, with the goal of fostering personal growth and well-being.

Qualifications & RequirementsEducation

Licensed Practical Nurse

Experience

Experience in the provision of nursing services in a psychiatric setting

Licenses/Certifications

Must maintain CPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action EmployerWe celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.Quick Apply (https://careers-wellpath.icims.com/jobs/161306/psychiatric-licensed-practical-nurse-%28lpn%29%2c-hourly/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&iniframe=1&hashed=-336175207)Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Requisition 24-161306Location GA, ColumbusFacility GA DOC Rutledge SPType Full-TimeShift Day 8 hourRecruiter : Full Name: First Last Antoinette BatesRecruiter : Email AnBates@Wellpath.us

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