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Registered RN / LPN Mood & Anxiety - Las Vegas Nevada

Company: Moriah Behavioral Health
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Registered Nurse / LPNThe Licensed Practical Nurse works in collaboration with the Clinical Team in the developing, maintaining the client's treatment plan. Licensed Practical Nurse are responsible for direct supervision care of the clients, and are responsible for the planning and facilitation of all clinical activities. Responsibilities:

  • Assesses facility clients at least monthly and summarizes findings quarterly. Prepares written quarterly reviews and annual reports as required by Title XIX and other rules and regulations.
  • Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings and annual staffing to ensure continuity of care.
  • Prepares infection control reports for presentation to Ignite's specially constituted committee.
  • Directs employees concerning the care of the facility clients and equipment, and environmental, health and safety conditions.
  • Ensure that physicians' orders for facility clients are carried out accurately and correctly.
  • Review group homes clients' medical charts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Consults with Facility Supervisors regarding the health of the facility's clients.
  • Initiates policy and procedure relevant to all aspects of treatment center nursing for approval by the Director of Nursing and Medical Director, if necessary, and implements approved policy procedure.
  • Schedules, if necessary, and coordinates annual and as needed medical examinations.
  • Obtains necessary parent/guardian consents for medical examination and treatments needed by group home clients.
  • Ensure the completion of medical examinations as required by Title XIX and other rules and regulations.
  • Teaches medication administration to all facility staff and monitors medication administration as necessary.
  • Obtains necessary parent/guardian consents for medical examinations and treatments of Ignite's clients.
  • Administers annual tuberculosis testing and influenza vaccinations to clients.
  • Enforces state, federal, and Title XIX regulations in all areas of nursing and residential living. Supervision: The Nurse will be supervised by the Director of Nursing. Knowledge of:
    • Clinical Department documentation requirements and chart maintenance. --- Treatment of high-risk adolescents and families.
    • Basic Ignite Therapy rules, regulations, practices and policies. Ability to:
      • Establishes and promotes good community relations for Ignite's by understanding that a nurse is expected to promote the leadership of the organization to the staff, within the community, and when attending organizational activities.
      • Established standards for the economic use of utilities, supplies and equipment.
      • Attends all scheduled departmental staff meetings.
      • Monitors and reports the behavior problems of individual clients in accordance with Ignite's, state and federal guidelines.
      • Protects clients' rights and reports all cases of suspected abuse and neglect according to procedures established by state Law and Ignite Therapy.
      • Ensure the provision of high quality nursing care for the developmentally disable population.
      • Completes a self-evaluation and identifies the areas in which he/she can grow professionally and notes areas in which improvement is needed.
      • Develops and implements a professional growth plan.
      • Responds to emergencies, disasters, and facility evacuations by providing assistance, supervision, and leadership to clients and staff at Ignite and at the evacuation sites.
      • Follows all Ignite policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Must be a board certified Licensed Practical Nurse with a current license. SPECIAL NOTES
        • Must possess a valid Nevada Drivers license.
        • Must be willing to be available 24 hours a day (on-call).
        • Applicant must be either a U.S. Citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States.
        • Must meet federal, state and local Criminal Clearance and Child Abuse Indexing requirements. This class description is not a complete statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements for the position. Requirements are representative of the minimum of knowledge, skill and/or abilities required. Management retains the discretion to add or change typical duties of the positions at any time. PI179644806

Keywords: Moriah Behavioral Health, Las Vegas , Registered RN / LPN Mood & Anxiety - Las Vegas Nevada, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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