Licensed Practical Nurse – Residential Detox

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Mays Landing, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Varies

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQNUM: 22-33838

Department: JBRC Long/Short Term Detox

Hours Per Week 36

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Mays Landing

Weekends Required? Yes

TITLE: Residential Nurse, LPNJOB CODE: #7059EXEMPT: NON-EXEMPT: X
DATE: 7/22
REVISED:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey
  • Minimum of one-year experience in detoxification required.
  • Ability to perform assessment for signs and symptoms of dependency and withdrawal.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and cooperative working relationship with all employees. Reports to proper chain of command any urgent concerns, violations, or client or staff safety concerns.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of health related issues regarding addiction, detoxification, chronic diseases, communicable and infectious diseases.
  • Knowledge of medication administration, potential interactions and proper storage and security of all classes of medications.
  • Knowledge of nursing assessment, physical exam and ability to identify acute mental or physical changes.
  • Ability to maintain medical or clerical supplies and report needs to supervisor as needed.
  • Ability to participate in treatment team meetings as needed and assigned by supervisor.
  • Must attend at least 6 staff meetings per calendar year.

POSITION SUMMARYUnder the direction of the Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, the LPN Residential Nurse is responsible for the effective operation of the Detox Unit. The Residential LPN performs the duties required in compliance with state and federal regulations.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: High School Diploma requiredLICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Minimum of one-year experience in detoxification.EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one-year experience in detoxification required. Ability to perform assessment for signs and symptoms of dependency and withdrawal. Demonstrates knowledge of health related issues regarding addiction, detoxification, chronic diseases, communicable and infectious diseases.. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSDemonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.WORK ENVIRONMENTThis position requires repetitive motion, hearing, pushing, reaching, and reading, seeing, speaking, standing and walking a majority of the time. Spends time with such equipment as computer terminal, fax machine, copier, and telephone. Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPThis position reports to department leadership.The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


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