Licensed Practical Nurse

Thistle Farms
Nashville, TN 37209
United States
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Residential Offices - Nashville, TN
Full Time

Description



Licensed Practical Nurse



Department: Residential


Report to: Director of Residential Services


Pay Grade: 10-NE Manager/Mid-Level Support


Pay Range: $20.70 - $24.84



Job Summary:



This is a Full-Time position. This position coordinates the treatment of physical and behavioral health conditions by providing direct nursing assessment, education, and medication management. In addition, provides weekly reporting to staff while maintaining HIPAA compliance. It is preferred the individual has experience with the recovery population.



Supervisory Responsibilities:



None.



Duties/Responsibilities:




  • Provide routine medical and psychiatric nursing assessments and medication management for residents and graduates

  • Monitor medication compliance of residents and ensure proper knowledge of the medications they are taking

  • Assess residents for illness and injury and refer to the medically appropriate site

  • Provide health and wellness education and communicate with residents about their health status

  • Medical case management of medical and mental health services


  • Make referrals to medical and mental health providers within the community as needed.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with providers and partners

  • Attend medical and mental health appointments with residents/graduates as needed

  • Provide assistance with on-call emergency medical needs outside of business hours

  • Keep comprehensive HIPPA-comploiant records of residents' health care treatment, acute medical needs, and related information

  • Collect medication from the pharmacy as needed

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications





  • Comprehensive knowledge of medication usage and purpose

  • Support the 12-Step Model

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Maintain appropriate relationships with residents/graduates

  • Practice cultural sensitivity and trauma informed care

  • Must have substantial computer skills




  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience working as a LPN

  • Must have provided direct care as a LPN within the last 2 years




Physical Requirements:



  • Must be able to work on a computer for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to sit at a desk for prolonged periods.

  • Must be able to lift 15lbs.

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