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Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)!

Company: Mental Health Association Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

MHA (Mental Health Association) is hiring immediately for aRecovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)!We are giving a hire on bonus of up to a $1000 for the a Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) roleMHA (Mental Health Association) helps people live their best life. We provide access to therapies for emotional health and wellness; services for substance use recovery, developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury; services for housing and residential programming, and more. With respect, integrity and compassion, MHA provides each individual served through person-driven programming to foster independence, community engagement, wellness and recovery.Do you have a desire to give back to the community you live in, want to make a difference in others life. This Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position has the possibility of working with multiple populations from LGBTQ+ individuals who are in early recovery, our participants in our housing outreach program, and those that are a part of our Adult Community Care Services programs.
The Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) coordinates those functions and activities that provide for, maintain, and promote the health of participants in need of Residential Rehabilitation Services. S/he works within the model, establishing open communication, support, and accountability among co-workers.
The Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)) Benefits

  • Flexible Schedule
  • PTO/Sick time
  • 403B with a 3% match
  • 1st time home buyers grant
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Dependent Care Accounts
  • Hire on bonusTo see a full list of our benefits visit www.mhainc.org/benefits
    The a Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities:
    • Answer and respond to calls from staff and administration concerning health needs of participants.
    • Coordinate medical treatment including triage, staff discussion and implementation on emergency basis.
    • Communicate with doctors, nurses, etc. regarding participant medical or clinical issues through office visits or telephone calls.
    • Instruct staff to carry out proper medical triage as needed.
    • Make routine scheduled visits to residences to meet with staff, answer questions, educate and assess participants. Make emergency visits to participants when necessary.
    • Perform medication audits as part of MAP policy.
    • Review all medical documentation such as; medication status sheets, medication administration sheets, physician contact sheets, etc.
    • Assess all laboratory work for participants including ordering, receiving calls or sending results to other providers.
    • Plan, design, and implement various training programs for staff, to teach and institute health care procedures in coordination with the Nurse Coordinator.
    • Transport or accompany participants to doctor appointments as needed.
    • Participate in clinical assessment and recommendations as required.
    • Visit or call families of participants regarding health care issues.
      The a Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Requirements Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
      • Knowledge related to stages of treatment of participant population
      • Knowledge of needs specific to population served
      • Knowledge of psychotropic medication
      • Knowledge of medication side effects
      • Knowledge of medical symptoms and treatments
      • Ability to train staff and participants regarding medication and medical topics pertinent to participant population
      • Certification to be MAP instructor or ability to become certified
        The a Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Qualifications
        • Registered with the Massachusetts Board of Nursing
        • Experience working with psychiatric population preferred
        • Experience working with individuals in recovery
        • Possess current driver's license and have car and willingness to use car for work purposes
          Not looking for Full time that is okay!! This position can be Full-time or Part-Time!EEOC Statement: MHA Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MHA Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training#ind

Keywords: Mental Health Association Inc, Springfield , Recovery Health Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)!, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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