DISTANCE PROGRAM LPN - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

  1. Nevada,MO
  2. Dec 09, 2017
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare
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1500 West Ashland Street - Nevada, Missouri, 64772

Heartland Behavioral Health Services is hiring for a DISTANCE PROGRAM LPN - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH job in Nevada,MO

Heartland Behavioral Health Services is hiring for a DISTANCE PROGRAM LPN - BEHAVIORAL HEATLH job in Nevada,MO

DISTANCE PROGRAM LPN - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH  223601

DISTANCE WORK PROGRAM (100 OR MORE MILES)

Baylor pay options – 2 - 16 hour shifts, pay 40; rotating weekends Nights preferred.
Housing available
Other flexible scheduling available

Help us change lives!   We practice Service Excellence and Trauma Informed Care.

  • Utilizes the treatment plan in determining and reinforcing interventions with individual patients.
  • Assists with patient trips outside the facility.
  • Assists with admission, discharge and transfer of patients.
  • Assists in maintenance and identification of personal items both in lock up and on the person.
  • Observes patient behavior and interactions and documents information in the medical record.
  • Provides Mental Health Interventions to patients in a manner that considers safety, infection control, patient rights, comfort and the therapeutic environment.
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living, encouraging independent behavior whenever possible, as directed by the Master Treatment Plan/Program Guidelines.
  • Sets limits on patient’s behaviors with the assistance of the unit charge nurse.
  • Assists patients during meal times, observes intake, and reports to the unit charge nurse and documents as required.
  • With assistance/supervision from other personnel, develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients.
  • Provides patient education activities under the Unit charge nurse.
  • Ensures that unit is safe, by providing daily rounds and completing safety rounds reports, as assigned. 

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS (skills, knowledge, abilities):

  • High School Diploma or GED. Some previous college courses in related field preferred.
  • Must be able to complete CPR and Crisis Management certification.
  • Prefer one year experience dealing with emotionally-disturbed or chemically-dependent individuals.
  • Legible handwriting and ability to construct grammatically correct sentence structure.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical Requirements: A wide range of motor activity is required in performing job responsibilities. The majority of activity will be standing, walking, bending, and lift 50 pounds to waist level.
  • Mental/Visual/Auditory: Concentration and attention to detail are necessary to evaluate the job duty. Ability to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable the senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of the position may be fully met.
  • Environment: The environment is an enclosed building subject to occasional inconveniences such as heating, cooling, ventilation and noise disturbances. Out of the building situations may occur
  • Tools/Equipment Used: Daily use telephone and unit equipment.

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About Us

We are about the quality treatment of children at Heartland Behavioral Health Services. We believe in returning children to families or the community as quickly as possible. A big institution isn’t the ideal place for kids, but Heartland is a safe, positive environment where they can receive the treatment they need. We offer services and specialty programs that other residential programs do not. Our focus is to change the lives of children and families.

More Than 100 Years of Caring for Kids

Since its original construction in 1889, our facility in Nevada, Mo., has been dedicated to caring for children. Originally built by the Christian Church as a university, Franciscan nuns purchased the building sight unseen for $10,000 in 1892.

A Labor of Love

The sisters arrived in Nevada on Sept. 3, 1893, and opened a day school when a man named Hogan was unable to care for his children due to the death of his wife. Hogan approached the sisters to take in his children. These were the first of many children raised at what was soon to become St. Francis Orphanage.

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