Licensed Practical Nurse with SIGN ON BONUS! FT- Facility Based Crisis - Greensboro, NC

What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is seeking Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) professionals for their brand new, state-of-the-art Facility Based Crisis program in Guilford County opening Spring of 2021. The LPN will provide direct care to clients, such as clinical nursing assessments and medication management.

The Facility-Based Crisis program is a 16 bed inpatient service for children and adolescents that provides an alternative to hospitalization for youth presenting with escalated behavior due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder who require treatment in a 24-hour residential facility.  Facility-Based Crisis is an intensive short term, medically supervised service provided in a physically secure setting.  It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with an expected length of stay of five to seven days. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Completes necessary documentation according to policy and ensures individuals meet eligibility criteria.
  • Administer medications and monitors self-administration of medications at the FBC
  • Record and report observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the clients' condition.
  • Perform medical and health screenings, collects specimens, vital signs, and weigh clients.
  • Makes referrals to outside agencies or services as needed. Follows up on emergency, clinic, and hospital visits.
  • Maintain all charts in compliance to set standards.
  • Advocate for individual clients to external agencies to obtain necessary resources.
  • Provides assistance and support in crisis situations.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment/recovery team meetings.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Current NC LPN license or multi-state equivalent without restrictions. Experience with the population served preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current NC LPN License and a N.C. Driver's license

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Long Term Care Benefits
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Agency provided Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities