LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse
LPN- Fountain Hills, AZ
Residential Treatment Center for Adolescents 12-17 years of age
REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing
FLSA DESIGNATION : Full-Time
The Licensed Practicing Nurse provides recovery focused services related to the safe and
appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the
physician. Provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with
established policies, procedures, and standards of care.
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients.
Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admission, and discharge process.
Collects data relevant to client’s care; Develops and implements nursing care plans.
Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention.
Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Administers medication management policies and procedures.
Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition.
Documents the progress of clients toward their recovery plan goals.
Attends and participates in company meetings.
Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving reports at the beginning and
end of each shift.
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of
2. KNOWLEDGE, QULIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS
Ability to review and implement Recovery/Treatment plans
Ability to support medical and psycho-social care of members served
Ability to administer oral and injectable medications
Ability to act as a team member and provide input via reporting observations and
concerns and ask appropriate questions
Ability to review and implement client recovery treatment plans
Ability to implement physical crisis and de-escalation techniques
3. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited LPN program and current LPN licensure in state of operation
Current CPR/BLS certificate
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Valid registration/background check clearance with the Idaho Department of Health and
One year of experience in related field
Understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, and knowledge of psychotropic
Valid Driver’s License
4. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Must be able to walk, bend, stand, climb stairs, speak English, hear, use a telephone, drive an
automobile, and operate standard office equipment, such as a computer, copier, and fax
machine. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
Please reach out to Sevana@apnusa.com or call Sevana at 602-788-5890
Interested in knowing about potential job opportunities that you may be interested in? By applying to this job, you agree to be added to our email list to receive information about possible job opportunities applicable to your skills and interests.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.