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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Full Time (FT)

Company: Pyramid Healthcare Inc
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Pyramid Healthcare's Detox and Inpatient Treatment Center in Newport News provides evidence-based and multidisciplinary treatment for men and women in search of meaningful, long-term recovery or mental and emotional stability.In addition to evidence-based treatment, clients participate in scheduled groups, individual counseling, and a variety of elective activities that support their transition to a sober lifestyle in a structured environment. Our non-hospital program in the Tidewater area provides medically-supervised services to individuals 24-hours, 7 days per week.Our Newport News detox and treatment center services the Virginia Peninsula, including the Tidewater region and parts of Hampton Roads.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete initial Nursing Assessment with new admissions
  • Medication administration
  • Knowledge and delivery of detox protocols
  • Complete COWS and CIWA scales with appropriate clients per protocol
  • Provide medication education to clients
  • Coordinate and support Medical providers with initial assessments and medication management appointmentLicensure, Education, & Experience:
    • Current LPN license in state of practice.
    • Current CPR, AED and First Aid
    • 1 year of acute care or outpatient care experiencePreferred:
      • One year of experience in a behavioral health treatment setting.
      • Background in Substance Use Treatment and Co-occurring Disorders.Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:
        Demonstrates professionalism, leadership, confidentiality, strong social communication skills, time-management, organized. Must possess skills to communicate effectively and interact well with people of diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment, drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communicator within the team framework.Pyramid CORE Values:
        We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees
        are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the
        community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working
        together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid's mission.Benefits:
        • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance for Full Time Employees
        • Competitive wages
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Employee Assistance Programs
        • Great working environment
        • Growth opportunities
        • 401k with company matching options
        • And more!

Keywords: Pyramid Healthcare Inc, Newport News , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Full Time (FT), Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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