Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN

Compensation

: $40,650.00 - $52,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Job Description

Overview

Our Passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented

people working together who share our desire to provide the best

quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid

epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a

piece of it.

Our Team:

Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Cartersville,

GA, is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide.

Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of

medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000

patients per day. Our nursing team provides compassionate, high

quality safe and efficient medication dispensing to patients that are

seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide

full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of

safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our

fight against the opiate epidemic.

Your Job as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is instrumental in our patient s

treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Licensed Practical

Nurses (LPNs) provide high quality, safe and efficient dispensing of

doses of medication to patients under the direction of the Medical

Director or Physician. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is

responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the

patient's symptoms, responses and progress.

This is a PRN (as needed) position. Operating hours are Monday Sunday, 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Your Responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

* Works under the supervision of the Medical Director and the Clinic

Director and maintains practical nursing professional standards of

care;

* Prepares and administers medication as ordered by the Medical

Director or Program Physician accurately and in a timely manner,

maintains accurate accounting of all medication received (from

supplier) and dispensed (to the patients);

* Charts medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and

in a timely manner, documents nursing care provided, maintain

appropriate records related to patient s progress and activities

accurately and in a timely manner;

* Responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the

records required by the DEA, FDA, and ADP;

* Dedicates 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 Clinic Director;

* Responsible for urine collection and processing, reading test

results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all

forms involved in these procedures; and,

* Perform other duties as assigned.
Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed, licensed vocational nurse, lvn lpn, nurse i, nurse ii, nurses, pediatrics, practical nurse * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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