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LPN - Fairfax, VA

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Fairfax Station
Posted on: November 26, 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 Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7pm-7am. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at -centerfordiscovery.com - - - - -
    --- - - -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 Station, VA - 22039

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