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Nurse LPN

Pinnacle Treatment Centers

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Full-Time Job Details Description We offer competitive salaries, full benefits package, Paid Time Off, and opportunities for professional growth.  Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a nationally recognized leader in addiction treatment services that has been featured in publications such as: LA Times, NBC Today, US News, Health Digest, Medscape, and Huffington Post.   Through our mission to remove all barriers to recovery and transform individuals, families, and communities with treatment that works we are able to touch the lives of more than 35,000 patients daily.  Our teammates believe we are creating a better world where lives and communities are made whole again through comprehensive treatment.  As an LPN, you play a direct role in saving the lives of our patients each day by serving our residents in a safe environment promoting long term recovery. You will partner with the Nursing Supervisor and Executive Director to establish and maintain a therapeutic environment and routine for our residents.   Requirements   Certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse  Compliance with MAT (Medication-Assisted Treatment) program protocols (training is provided)  COVID –19 Vaccination / approved exemption status    Responsibilities:  Administer/dispense medication under direction of physician.  Ensure the treatment plan of the physician or Medical Director is being followed.  Giving and interpreting Mantoux Testing.  Complete blood draws as needed.  Makes appointments for clients to see physicians, provides lab work and referrals for additional follow up care.  Assists in training staff in medical and health and safety matters as well as assisting in properly maintaining medical equipment.  Provide training for staff development specific to health care needs i.e., CPR, First Aid, Blood Pressure, etc.  Purchasing and ordering of medical supplies.  Educates clients about methadone maintenance and detoxification as well as side effects and provides education to clients on lab results and all medical matters.  Educates pregnant patients about prenatal care and assists primary counselor in coordinating outside services as needed.  Other duties as needed.  Benefits:  18 days PTO (Paid Time Off)  401k with company match  Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.  Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.  Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)  Discounted tuition and scholarships through Capella University.  Join our team. Join our mission.    IND1 Qualifications Education Required Associatesor better in or better in Nursing or related field