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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Avenues Recovery
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Avenues Recovery Center in Metairie, LA is seeking to hire a Licensed Practical Nurse!We are looking for candidates that enjoy making a real difference in the lives of others. We offer competitive salaries, a rich benefits package, flexibility, and a great environment. We consider our employees family and have a tight knit network for support and comfort right at work!Avenues Recovery Center in Metairie, LA is a unique community-based Residential treatment facility that's truly customized to the needs and unique circumstances of each individual. With our team of skilled medical and clinical professionals, Avenues Recovery offers first class treatment and recovery.We are now hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse for all day shift, 7am-7pm.Primary Focus: The primary focus of this position is to support the delivery of medical care in the scope of substance use treatment by executing all nursing protocols as set forth by the facility medical providers and medical director.Duties include but not limited to, providing quality clinical care throughout the assessment and treatment processes, and assisting the providers when necessary. Communication and collaboration with extended treatment team is critical.Escalate all clinical insight and recommendation for follow up by primary therapist.Medical is required to inform clinical and resident staff of issues that require monitoring or potential side effects.Complete nursing shift report and follow up and accountability on previous nursing shift report directives and medical concerns communicated by clinical or support staff.Collaborate with Utilization Review Team for clarification on patient medical presentation.Follow up on labs and escalate any urgent to provider attention.Provide patient education in both individual and group settings.Ensure all assessments, nursing screens, nursing shift notes, consults, vitals, med pass, informed consents, rapid drug screens results, and lab confirmations are documented in the EMR (KIPU).Audit Medication logs.Maintain medical department patient tracker.Qualifications: High school diploma LPN license in LAPsych and addiction experience preferredBenefits Offered:Group Health PlansDentalVisionEmployer Paid Life Insurance and AD (up to $50,000)This benefit is 100% employer sponsored.Voluntary Life InsuranceVoluntary Short Term Disability Insurance (STD)Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)Accident InsuranceCritical IllnessHospital IndemnityFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)Identity Theft ProtectionMarketplace/Employee Perks Program for discounts on retail, movie tickets, cell phones, and more!Payroll AdvancesAvis Budget GroupPet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)This benefit is 100% employer sponsored.Commuter BenefitsLegal InsuranceJoin a growing team of successful, happy caregivers and see why working at Avenues Recovery will become your dream job!

Keywords: Avenues Recovery, New Orleans , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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