LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) ***$5K to $10K Sign On Bonus *** in Dartmouth, MA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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Job Description

Join our ever-growing team of behavioral health professionals!  Southcoast Behavioral Health is a joint venture partnership between Acadia Health and Southcoast Health Systems, serving the greater New Bedford area, Cape and Islands, as well as Rhode Island and the Boston area.  We are expanding with 48 additional inpatient beds to better meet our community’s needs.  We currently serve adolescents, adults, older adults and coming soon…children!…in an acute care setting.  If you are passionate about mental health and substance use treatment and want to be part of a high-energy, family-oriented workplace, please apply now!   Competitive wages, benefits package, sign-on bonus, and multiple shift options available.

Provides the distribution of medications to patients applying working knowledge of The Joint Commission, state regulations and patient rights standards, and any other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities relating to direct patient care.

Ability to apply psychiatric and medical nursing procedures and practices to psychiatric and personality disorders.

Ability to work with geriatric, adolescent, and adult populations as demonstrated through educational accomplishment or work experience.

Uses biological and socio-cultural dimensions to positively influence patient mental health care.

Demonstrates a strong interest in providing therapeutic care for patients with mental illness and or behavioral disorders