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LPN- Full Time

Company: New Season
Location: Mentor
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.Job Summary:Under the direction and supervision of the Medical Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and under the direction of the Program Director for administrative matters participates in the promotion and restoration of patients' health, collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, and provides support to patients.Essential Functions:

  • Supplies and administers medication pursuant to physician order and, records dosage administered in the medical record.
  • Conducts an actual sight and counts inventory of the medication supply daily.
  • Maintains absolute accuracy in daily accounting of medication that is supplied or administered in inventory.
  • Assumes responsibility for safeguarding medication inventory.
  • Collects fees in the absence of a cashier position.
  • Performs daily cash reconciliation in the absence of a cashier position; ensures all cash collected is given to the Program Director daily so the final count can be completed.
  • Receives and ensures the accuracy of incoming medication shipments; advises necessary staff of any discrepancies in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures disposal of medical waste through the proper protocol.
  • Observes patient's demeanor prior to dosing and seeks guidance from the Medical Director or Registered Nurse when an issue or concern is noted.
  • Promptly communicates patient issues or concerns to the Medical Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and to the Program Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care that may need to be addressed.
  • Contacts other centers to verify dosages as needed.
  • Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient vital signs, TB tests when required, and collects data for review by Medical Director or RN.
  • Schedules and screens patients to be seen by the Medical Director.
  • Assists the Medical Director in collecting data for the history and physical as required.
  • Makes medical record entries as directed by the Medical Director or RN and consistent with clinic protocol.
  • Receives medical orders; ensures that medical orders are documented and signed by the physician and ensures orders are understood by Program Director and other staff members as needed.
  • Maintains absolute control, tracking, and confidentiality of all patient medical paperwork.Education/Licensure/Certification: Active nursing license in the state in which the clinic is located.Required Knowledge: Understanding of opiate addiction, medical terminology General nursing knowledge, and techniques. Basic mathematics skills. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft products including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Must have basic typing skills.Experience Required: Minimum of 1-year direct patient contact. Prior experience in the clinical environment is helpful.Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Must have great attention to detail and be extremely accurate in performing daily functions.Full timeMentor

Keywords: New Season, Mentor , LPN- Full Time, Healthcare , Mentor, Ohio

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