WorkSource Oregon Detox Tech, LPN (Part-Time) in REDMOND, Oregon
Brooks Respite and Recovery Detox in Redmond, Oregon, is seeking a committed, compassionate and exemplary Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work in a wonderful, family-feel work environment for a variable, PART-TIME position (12-24 hours/week) available in our Detox unit. Let us entice you into our Brooks family and find the perfect spot for you! This position is eligible to participate in a retirement account option. This position is eligible for a $1,000 hiring bonus paid out in installments if hired prior to 10/31/2020! Primary duties include working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide medical detoxification and stabilization services for detox and residential clients. Advocates for excellent patient care within BestCare Treatment Services Outpatient facility. In addition to experience in healthcare and a current LPN license, applicants must have strong client engagement skills, be highly collaborative and be compassionate toward individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Duties: -Work closely with other staff as a member of a treatment team -Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and CWAA scores -Have the ability to communicate well with both patients and other medical staff -Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements -Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and support patients, family and friends -Giving injections of medications; immunizations as prescribed by supervisor -Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, family and friends to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions about drug and alcohol addiction -Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following detox and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by the state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and OAR's for detox programs -Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies -Ensures a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations -Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations -Giving medications as prescribed by the medical director Minimum Requirements: -Must possess a current Licensed Practical Nursing certification (LPN) -Current First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification -For individuals recovering from the disease of alcoholism and/or from other drug addiction, have maintained continuous sobriety for the immediate past two years at the time of hire Possesses the training, knowledge, and/or experience demonstrating competence in the treatment of the disease addiction, including the management of withdrawal and client evaluation Language skill requirement or preference: Able to speak Spanish preferred. May be required to communicate with Spanish-speaking clients.