Buena Vista Health & Recovery Centers Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Days in Chandler, Arizona
Buena 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 Chandler, 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
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 Physician
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 effects
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