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LPN-Youth Residential Facility

Company: Comprehensive Life Resources
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Part Time$1,000 Sign on bonusMultiple Shifts Available$26 - $33.30/ DOEPierce County's only Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic: Comprehensive Life Resources is looking for a qualified LPN to join our Youth Residential Treatment facility in Tacoma, WAPart Time Benefits - Tuition assistance, Continuing education program, Health Club reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Part time sick leaveFunction: Provide nursing and medical services to the residents of the Childrens Residential Treatment Facility. Serves as a member of an organization that welcomes, engages, and serves individuals with complex wellness needs.Pearl Youth Residency: is one of 5 Children's Long-term Inpatient Programs (CLIP) in the state and we serve youth ages 12-18 who have demonstrated an inability to maintain safety in their home or community.Responsibilities:Provide nursing and medical services to residents.Provide education regarding prescribed medication and medical treatment to residents, families, and staff.Document in the progress notes the provision of care and the clinical and behavioral observations of residents, using the electronic health recordAdminister and document medications adhering to state and program guidelines.Provide emergency medical care as needed.Receive and transcribe medical and medication orders and add medications to the electronic prescribing programServe as a resource person for education and guidance on medications and medical treatmentsProvide medical information.Write medical summaries as assigned, using the electronic health recordImplement nursing treatment approaches as designated through a nursing care plan.Observe and assess residents in terms of therapeutic response to medication and the nursing care plan.Assist residents in daily living activities.Coordinate medical activities on shift with assigned supervisor and team members.Assist in monitoring and documenting medical supplies, floor stock, and pharmacy communication.Document, monitor, and assist in all aspects of the laboratory process.Serve as a member of the Pearl Street Health Team.Assist in infection control activities and be a member of the infection control committee.Ensure the care, safety, and supervision of residents on the therapeutic milieu through positive interactions and direct proactive supervision.Utilize individualized and tailored care, in consideration of the specific needs and strengths of residents.Instruct, assist, and provide skill development to residents regarding daily living activities, life skills, social skills, vocational skills, and leisure/recreation skills and activities.Plan and lead educational and information groups for residents as assigned.Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to design, implement, maintain, and evaluate individually tailored care plans for each resident.Interact professionally, cooperatively, and promptly with other team members in crisis situations.Establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with residents and actively support the program by participating in activities during scheduled shifts.Work to ensure effective communication among team members during and between shifts.Coordinate with school and staff regarding outside medical appointments and activities.Transport and attend medical appointments with residentsWork with team members to create and contribute to a positive learning environment for all.Document and submit reports on all accidents, special treatment approaches, and extraordinary occurrences.Report unsafe conditions and needed repairs to shift supervisor, program manager, or safety officer.Actively seek, schedule, and participate in clinical supervision.Actively participate at in-service training and supervision activities.Utilize appropriate problem resolution activities and supervisory support when necessary to resolve conflicts.Ensure that ethical and professional standards of practice are maintained.In addition to the above, perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:WA State Registered LPN. One-year work experience with children and/or adolescents. Experience or knowledge of psychotropic medications. Psychiatric experience, child development, milieu treatment, crisis intervention, and individual, group, and family counseling experience.Current CPR certification.Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, work independently, take initiative, and maintain confidentiality.Valid Washington State drivers license; proof of insurance.Comprehensive Life Resources is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability status, and any other applicable legally protected characteristics and or class.by Jobble

Keywords: Comprehensive Life Resources, Tacoma , LPN-Youth Residential Facility, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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