LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse Position - Clarksville, TN

LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse Position available - Clarksville, TN

Buffalo Valley Inc is an Alcohol and Drug treatment facility in Clarksville, TN looking for a Part-time LPN Position.  We are currently looking for an LPN to help provide quality care for our clients.  We would love for you to join our team today!

SALARY: Depending on experience.

Provides physical health services and first aid to clients or persons who become ill or injured on the premises of the treatment facility, by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Takes client's vital signs, treats wounds, and evaluates physical condition of clients as needed in emergency situations.

Contacts DON, and hospital to arrange for further medical treatment when needed.

Maintains record of persons treated, and prepares incident reports.

Is responsible for infection control, including assisting clients with going to the clinic, tracking TB tests, STD's, Hep C, and HIV results through a daily tracking sheet. At the end of each month, provides and compiles the results and provides monthly totals to DON and Site Manager.

Develops employee and client education based programs such as health, accident prevention, STD's, universal precautions, infection control and first-aid.

Prepares residential clients to be seen by the Doctor for physical examination on admission.

Completes client medical history to be added to the clinical record.

Performs tuberculosis testing on all clients at time of admission and employees and makes appropriate referrals for individual's exhibiting S/S of TB or presenting with positive ( ) TB test.

Is responsible for the follow-up and documentation of medical information into the client's clinical record.

Supervises the self-administering of client medications and compiles daily information in the medication log book.

Counsels clients on the overuse of Over-The-Counter (OTC) medications/drug seeking behavior as needed.

Keeps log of medications clients leave with upon discharge.

Is responsible for the follow-up and documentation of medical information into the client's clinical record.

Completes the medical admission process and assists the medical records department, as needed.

Is available to answer medical questions after hours as needed by on-call staff.

Keeps current CPR and First Aid certifications.

Performs other duties as needed.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Must have a valid license to perform the duties assigned and must notify BVI of any Adverse Licensure Actions within 5 days of the occurrence.  Must have a valid TN driver's license with an F endorsement and current CPR and First Aid certifications.LPN's are responsible for providing physical health services, tuberculosis testing, etc for clients dealing with co-occurring disorders in a detox setting. Applicants must have a Valid TN D.L. with "F" endorsement required for position. and current nursing license.

LPN Benefits available:

Please apply online at https://buffalovalley.e3applicants.com/

Buffalo Valley is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer