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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Nights

Company: Buena Vista Health & Recovery Centers
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position SummaryBuena Vista Health and Recovery Centers is a growing, state of the art healthcare recovery center with multiple locations. We are currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of passionate healthcare professionals at our Tucson, AZ Campus.The LPN will work as part of a team with physicians, RNs, other nurses and healthcare professionals to provide care, monitor health conditions, plan long-term care needs, administer medicine, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise Patients and their families on illness, substance abuse treatment, care, and continued care after their stay.
  • Monitor health condition
  • Assist in planning patients long term needs
  • Administer medicine
  • Use medical equipment
  • Measure vital signs like blood pressure and temperature
  • Listen to patients regarding any health concerns they might have and report details to a Registered Nurse or PhysicianMinimum Qualifications
    • State of Arizona LPN License
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Valid CPR, CPI, and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain immediately upon hire
    • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire
    • At least (1) year experience in substance abuse, behavioral health, medical or related field
    • Open minded, flexible, and willing to take direction.
    • Works well in crisis settings and have knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
    • Knowledge of psychiatric conditions, recovery, and addiction treatment methodologies
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to read and understand doctor's orders and forms
    • Knowledge and understanding of status reports and their purpose
    • Ability to read and understand medical abbreviations
    • Knowledge of the 8 rights of medication administration
    • Must know how to read and document a medication log (MAR)
    • Knowledge of medication uses and side effectsK1VHgWur0r

Keywords: Buena Vista Health & Recovery Centers, Tucson , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Nights, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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