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Licensed Practical Nurse - Temp

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description Overview Our Passion: We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it. Our Team: Baton Rouge Comprehensive Treatment Center , located in Baton Rouge, LA, is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our nursing team provides compassionate, high quality safe and efficient medication dispensing to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic. Your Job as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is instrumental in our patient s treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide high quality, safe and efficient dispensing of doses of medication to patients under the direction of the Medical Director or Physician. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient's symptoms, responses and progress. We have 8 hour, daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Operating hours are Monday - Friday: 5:15a - 1:45p and Rotating Saturday: 6:30a - 9:30a. This is a temporary position with the opportunity to possibly convert to PRN or full-time. Your Responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): * Works under the supervision of the Medical Director and the Clinic Director and maintains practical nursing professional standards of care; * Prepares and administers medication as ordered by the Medical Director or Program Physician accurately and in a timely manner, maintains accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and dispensed (to the patients); * Charts medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner, documents nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patient s progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner; * Responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, and ADP; * Dedicates a minimum of 90 percent of regularly scheduled work hours to activities directly related to the administration of medication; the remaining 10 percent of regularly scheduled work hours will be dedicated to other activities as assigned by the Medical Director or Clinic Director; * Responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures; and, * Perform other duties as assigned.

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