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LVN/LPN - Eating Disorder, Residential

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
  • Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
  • Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
  • Dispenses medication as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs weekly blood draws and vitals. - - - - - - - - - Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations
    • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
    • Manages client's medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
    • Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
    • Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.
    • Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.
    • Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.
    • Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect.This is a full time position that will work Monday- Friday 3pm-11pm. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at -centerfordiscovery.com - - - - -
      Qualifications
      --- - - -Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred--- - - -Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in which you are applying -
      Additional Information
      We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: Fairfax, VA - 22035 , PL: 531111484

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Washington DC , LVN/LPN - Eating Disorder, Residential, Healthcare , Fairfax, DC

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