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Addiction Nurse – LPNPortsmouth, VA

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Licensed Practical Nurse


Are you a dedicated and experienced Licensed Practical Nurse with a passion for assisting individuals on their journey towards mental health and recovery? We're seeking a proactive and compassionate LPN to join our Behavioral Health team. If you excel in a dynamic healthcare environment, possess a profound understanding of behavioral health disorders, and are committed to delivering quality care, your role will be pivotal in shaping the future of our treatment programs. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of those seeking support and recovery. Apply now and become a key contributor to our mission of empowering individuals on their path to mental well-being!


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • NURSING CARE/ MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION:
    • Administers/dispenses medication and injections according to accepted nursing practice guidance.
    • Manages patient medication preselection and drug administration.
    • Performs initial inductions and provide medical services as needed.
  • TREATMENT PLANNING AND PROGRESS MONITORING:
    • Conducts assessments and monitors vital signs for dose changes.
    • Educate patients related to treatment, health, and safety policies.
  • COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION:
    • Schedules appointments and document no-shows in system.
    • Attend required meetings, including on-site staff meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings.
    • Signs and processes physician orders and enter notes in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and input flags.
  • DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE:
    • Accurately maintains, monitors, and reconciles medication inventory.
    • Follow adherence to all necessary regulatory and company compliance requirements (HIPAA).
    • Completes documentation using the designated EMR. 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Highly empathetic and compassionate to effectively support the recovery journey of BrightView’s patients
  • Competent at working with a diverse population of colleagues and patients
  • Team-player, able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Adaptable and agile within a dynamic work environment
  • Technologically capable, comfortable operating in multiple systems for communication and documentation purposes including EMR and MS Office Suite
  • Embraces BrightView’s culture of compliance - operates with a high degree of integrity and compliance to work standards and regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with HIPAA 42-CFR Part 2 desired
  • Prior experience with harm reduction a plus

Skills & Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EXPERIENCE:
    • Required: minimum of 1 year of nursing experience, preferably in drug/alcohol or psychiatric setting.
    • Preferred: 2+ years of nursing experience, preferably in drug/alcohol or psychiatric setting.
  • EDUCATION:
    • Required: Associates Degree in Nursing, (NDA), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with State Medication Administration Certification

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: State Licensed Practical Nursing License.

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Immediately vested and eligible in 401k program with employer match. 
  • Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.
  • Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year in related field 

We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment dedicated to your professional growth and development.


Ready to shape our future by bringing in top talent? Apply now and be a key player in our success!



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Job Number: 9060

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