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LPN in Midland, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Midland, PA
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Job Description

Description/Job Summary

Resources for Human Development is starting up detoxification and residential drug and alcohol treatment services in Beaver County and we are hiring for several different positions. This program will provide services to residents of Beaver County and we are looking for applicants with an interest in working in this challenging field. We are seeking applicants who have experience working with people with co-occurring issues and who are comfortable working within a Recovery Oriented System of Care.

Essential Duties and Functions

  1. Maintain nursing documentation and medication records.
  2. Follow all agency, MCO, County, State and licensing regulations.
  3. Supervise consumers to ensure safety and health of all residents and oversee staff assignments. 
  4. Review quality assurance of medication monitoring by staff.
  5. Assessment of client health and emotional needs.
  6. Follow agency protocols for assessment, documentation and reporting or client issues and status.
  7. Provide nursing care such as wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc. as needed.
  8. Communicate with other members of the nursing staff including report at the change of shift and informing the Nurse Manager of important matters.
  9. Team with staff during crisis intervention to deescalate and re-direct client during periods of emotional distress.
  10. Counsel and support clients regarding goals, feelings, and policies of program. Support staff in therapeutic process.
  11. Interaction with family members, ICMs (Intensive Case Managers), adjunct staff, and other professionals.
  12. Complete assessments as required by written or verbal protocols.
  13. Complete blood draws as required and complete requisitions forms for testing.
  14. Assist with organization and ordering of medical supplies.
  15. Supervise client submission of urine for analysis, complete in office testing and/or complete requisitions for testing at an outside laboratory.
  16. Assistance with meals, baths, and cleaning may be required.
  17. Attend trainings and other staff meetings
  18. Provide training to the staff about medical conditions/considerations that pertain to the population served.
  19. Remain awake and alert on all shifts worked
  20. Other duties as required by Management.
  1. Licensed Practical Nurse with current license.
  2. Experience in a drug and alcohol detoxification setting preferred.
  3. Valid driver's license.
  4. ACT 33/34 clearance.
  5. FBI clearance, as needed
 Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status