LVN/LPN- Eating Disorder, Residential - #99902

Discovery Behavioral Health


Date: 04/19/2022 14:00 PM

City: East Quogue, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company Description

Who is Discovery Behavioral Health? 

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating disorders, mental health, and substance use and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.  

Since 1997, Center for Discovery, DBH’s eating disorder division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options. 

If you are looking to work in a small ambulatory care environment where you can take the time to talk with patients and provide care, you are in the right place! At Center for Discovery, you will work in a total care environment. We look forward to meeting you! 

Our Offer to You! 
We are dedicated to empowering our clinicians with their professional and personal development by providing:   

•    401(k) with company match 
•    Healthcare benefits  
•    Vacation and sick days
•    Employee referral program 
•    Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc. 
•    Training in best practices for telehealth   
•    Continuing education (CE) programs and training 
•    Weekly training opportunities  
•    Advancement opportunities within the organization 
 

Job Description

•    Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
•    Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
•    Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
•    Dispenses medication as prescribed.
•    Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
•    Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
•    Performs weekly blood draws and vitals.
•    Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations 
•    Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
•    Manages client’s medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
•    Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
•    Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.
•    Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.
•    Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.
•    Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect.
 

This is a full-time position that will work: 

  • Fridays: 4-12 and 12midnignt-8am
  • Saturdays: 4-12midnignt
  • Sundays: 8-4p and 4-12midnight
  • Mondays: 4-12midnight

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.

 

Qualifications

•    Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred
•    Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in which you are applying
 

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

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