Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN - Addiction Recovery in Charleston, WV at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/15/2018

Job Description

Overview

We are currently seeking a dynamic PRN Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). This is a PRN, as needed position.    

Our Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center provides superior outpatient drug treatment to men and women struggling with opiate addiction and other substance abuse disorders. 

The Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center, a member of Acadia, provides chemical dependency treatment services in an outpatient setting. Nurses will be required to administer medications as ordered by the Medical Director and to maintain accurate accounting of all medication received and dispensed. Nurses will be responsible for safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, and Board of Pharmacy. Nurses will also be responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test results as ordered by the Medical Director and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures. Must maintain professional standards and follow the treatment policies of the organization as well as Federal and State laws and regulations.

Responsibilities
  • Administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director and to maintain accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and dispensed (to the patient).
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, and ADP. The Nurse will dedicate 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 Nurse Supervisor.
  • The Nurse may be responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Love to smile! Want to make a difference! 
  • Must be able to work early morning hours, with regular weekend shifts
  • Must be a licensed LPN in the state of West Virginia, in good standing.
  • Training or experience in chemical dependency treatment preferred.

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