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NURSE/LPN – NORTHERN WINDS TREATMENT CENTER/HALFWAY HOUSE CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

NURSE/LPN – NORTHERN WINDS TREATMENT CENTER/HALFWAY HOUSE

CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

Open: February 23, 2016 – UNTIL FILLED!

Primary Function:

Coordinate information, staff time, and services to assure clients physical health and assure medication management of mental health conditions. Reports to the Supervisor of Northern Winds Treatment Center/Halfway House, full-time position, w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Monitor and attend to Clients Physical and Behavioral Health

• Assure that residents of treatment center or halfway house have their medical need met.

• Observe and report client behaviors.

• Manage client medical appointments and medications (as well as refills.)

• Prepare required paperwork prior to doctor appointments

• Maintain a log of client appointment and transport clients to appointments.

• Coordinate services with the Medical and Behavioral health departments.

• Coordinate with counselors

• Maintain medical supplies inventory.

• Mandatory participation in workshop/training.

• Able to respond to referrals made by other social services agencies.

• On call 24-hours a day, seven days a week;

• Abide by and maintain confidentiality rules and regulations.

• Refrain from mood-altering chemicals

• Mandatory participation in alcohol/drug testing when called upon.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Must have an LPN license and two (2) years of experience;

• Must have at least two (2) years of chemical dependency rehabilitation experience, including some supervisory experience;

• Knowledgeable of laws applicable to the chemical health programs operations;

• Able to work cohesively with management and local agencies;

• Must have at least two (2) years of sobriety.

• Must possess a valid state driver's license and auto insurance.

• Must be on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test.

To Apply: Chemical Health Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at Human Resources Department - P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 - (218) 679-1847.

Applications are also available at Chemical Health Programs.

 

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