LPN - Mobile Treatment in Yarmouth, MA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

**Our mobile team will be in the Wellfleet, MA area and will serve as an expansion of our existing Yarmouth Comprehensive Treatment Center.**

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 Mobile Team:

Our Mobile Comprehensive Treatment Centers are a part of Acadia Healthcare, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. We have expanded our treatment options in order to be able to provide much needed care for patients within the community. Our teams are equipped with counselors and dispensing nurses that the patients would need from our facility, but within our mobile unit to high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. 

Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

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.

Schedule: 

We have daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Shift hours  vary based on full time or part time positions.

Full time: Monday - Friday from 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Part Time: Saturday & Sunday 5:00 AM -  11:00 AM

Additional Nursing Team Benefits:

  • Lower stress environment
  • No heavy lifting of patients
  • Stable shifts and schedule
  • Early morning hours
  • Be a part of helping others in a recovery environment
  • Holidays off
  • Paid training 

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.

Job Requirements

Skills/Qualifications as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Prefer 1 year nursing experience in behavioral health or addiction recovery field
  • Training or experience treating patients in an outpatient treatment program
  • There must be no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment
  • Must be comfortable working on mobile unit
  • At times, must be needed to drive the mobile unit; Driver's License in good standing preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in MA.