compensation: DOE employment type: part-time non-profit organization
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Brooks Respite and Recovery Detox in Redmond, Oregon, is seeking committed, compassionate and exemplary Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to work in a wonderful, family-feel work environment for TEMPORARY and REGULAR , FULL-TIME and PART-TIME positions available in our Detox unit. One position will be full-time for two months beginning the middle of June to cover a leave of absence but can transition, if desired, into a part-time or on-call position following the two-month coverage. We have regular LPN positions to staff as well!! Let us entice you into our Brooks family and find the perfect spot for you!
Primary duties include working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide medical detoxification and stabilization services for detox and residential clients. Advocates for excellent patient care within BestCare Treatment Services Outpatient facility. In addition to experience in healthcare and a current LPN license, applicants must have strong client engagement skills, be highly collaborative and be compassionate toward individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
Reports to: Detox Program Supervisor
Employees Supervised: None
Language:English - written & spoken required; bi-lingual preferred
Work closely with other staff as a member of a treatment team.
Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and CWAA scores
Have the ability to communicate well with both patients and other medical staff.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and support patients, family and friends.
Giving injections of medications; immunizations as prescribed by supervisor
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, family and friends to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions about drug and alcohol addiction.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following detox and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by the state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and OAR's for detox programs.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Ensures a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Giving medications as prescribed by the medical director
And any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Must possess a current Licensed Practical Nursing certification (LPN)
Current First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
For individuals recovering from the disease of alcoholism and/or from other drug addiction, have maintained continuous sobriety for the immediate past two years at the time of hire
Possesses the training, knowledge, and/or experience demonstrating competence in the treatment of the disease addiction, including the management of withdrawal and client evaluation
Skilled at motivational counseling techniques
Experience taking and recording vital signs
The ability to work independently and the skills to be a successful team player
Must get along well with coworkers
Possesses the ability to network with all resources in order to provide the best customer service possible
Proven excellent customer service skills with clients and/or family members seeking help from BCTS
Compassion towards individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders
For more information about this position, please visit the company website or call 541-516-4099.
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