LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC

  • St Cloud, MN
  • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital
  • BHC General Adult Psychiatry
  • Full-time, Day
  • 6-2:30 M-W-F; 8:30-5 T-Th
  • Minimum $17.90/hr
  • LPN/CMA
  • Career Band: N1 Nursing 1
  • Req #: 201906495-49566
  • Posted: November 29, 2019

Summary

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists in the mental health and/or chemical dependency care of patients ranging in age from 1-year-old, to old adult (depending on assigned site) to ensure optimum health care and clinic/program efficiency. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers. Patients of all ages served. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing required. 

 

EXPERIENCE

Previous demonstrated nursing experience required. Knowledge of nursing principles, policies, and procedures.  Psychiatric – Mental Health and/or Chemical Dependency nursing experience preferred.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Current State of Minnesota license in Practical Nursing required.  Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider card required per established policy.  NCI Initial and On-going Training required (provided). 

 

Due to licensure requirements pertaining to children’s residential facilities, staff who supervise residents at Recovery Plus Adolescent or Clara’s House must be at least 21 years old.

For any persons who will be employed in a Recovery Plus service, and who have direct client contact must have been free of substance use problems for at least the two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.  Substance use problems includes the following:

Receiving treatment for substance use, including medication assisted treatment; Criminal activity related to substance use; Substance use that has a negative impact on the employee’s job performance;

Substance use that affects the credibility of the treatment services with clients, referral sources or other members of the community; and symptoms of intoxication or withdrawal on the job.

 


CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.
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