Adolescent Behavioral Health Nurse - LPN
Leesburg VA, US
Leesburg VA, US
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionMission Prep is looking for an Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse to provide superior care for our clients at our Adolescent Residential Mental Health facility in Loudoun County, VA. Mission Prep is AMFM Healthcare's new residential program tailored for the healthcare of the adolescent population suffering from mental health and/or substance use disorder diagnoses (12-17 years of age).We are looking for an experienced Nurse to work alongside our medical professionals who have an equal amount of compassion and expertise in serving a diverse patient population. Our ideal candidate will not only be skilled in assessing patients and providing care, but will also use critical thinking and good judgment to care for our patients’ biological, physical, and behavioral needs. With your help, we can continue our mission to help individuals achieve a life of health and hope. Benefits for full time employees:Medical, Dental, and Vision plans through Anthem.FSA/HSA Accounts. Life/AD&D insurance through Anthem, 100% paid for by the employer. Other benefits include: 401k plan with employer match.PTO, Self Care Day, and Floating Holiday.Educational Assistance Reimbursement Program.Employee Assistance Program.Health and Wellness Membership.Pay: $25-$35/hour.About UsMission Prep aims to provide support and sustainable change for adolescents and families who are challenged by primary mental health struggles. We firmly believe in treating the entire family system and allowing families to address the challenges of their children in a safe, sustainable way. At Mission Prep we are committed to preparing teens for the challenges of life and giving families the fresh start they need at our teen mental health treatment.To do this we utilize a blend of time-tested therapeutic approaches as well as innovative interventions. We create a sustainable experience that can be built upon long after the youth discharges from Mission Prep. Every element of the family’s care is conducted with attention and purpose from the sessions with our board-certified psychiatrist to the beautiful, home-like environment cultivated to bring a sense of belonging and connection for those in our care.Responsibilities: Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.Essential nursing duties for clients, including but not limited to:Managing prescribed medications, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures. Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.Maintain the integrity of the medical/clinical record in the company EHR system, including the following:Making sure all medical documents are scanned in a timely mannerMedication Incident Reports are addressed promptly and correctlyCharts are audited for medical record completion and accuracyMake appointments, keep records, and/or perform other clerical duties.Inventory and requisition supplies, instruments and medications and medication samples.Maintain confidentiality of patient records and reportsDocument client histories, progress and other pertinent information.Comprehend and implement policies and procedures related to Joint Commission areas of Medication Management and Infection Prevention and Control. Overseeing the implementation by all staff of best practices in regards to National Patient Safety Goals.Qualifications:Current and active Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for the state of Virginia.Able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check..Must have relevant experience working in a Psychiatric/Addiction setting. Adolescent/Pediatric experience preferred.Proficient multi-tasking capabilities with excellent communication skills and a positive attitudeKnowledge of clinical and medical terminology as it relates to the delivery of clinical care to the clients within our programs. Innate knowledge of the clinical, medical, and miscellaneous services provided to the clients.Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks in various administrative areas as well as being a primary liaison to various insurance carriers and their policy representativesThorough knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google suite products.AMFM Healthcare is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.