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Lead Nurse - LPN

Company: Pinnacle Treatment Centers
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Lead NurseWe offer competitive pay, full benefits package, Paid Time Off, and opportunities for professional growth.Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a growing leader in addiction treatment services. We provide care across the nation touching the lives of more than 30,000 patients daily.Our mission is to remove all barriers to recovery and transform individual, families, and communities with treatment that works.Our employees believe we are creating a better world where lives and communities are made whole again through comprehensive treatment.As a Lead Nurse, you will be responsible for providing medical services directly to patients and for maintaining the appropriate records and medical files per State and Federal regulations. You will also assist with the development and changes of policies and procedures for medication administration as well as oversight of the pharmacy. You will promote Performance Improvement and service delivery that is aligned with the agency's primary missionRequirements:Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.Current LPN license within the state where facility is providing service. Current RN license preferred.Minimum of 2 years related nursing practice.COVID -19 Vaccination / approved exemption statusResponsibilities:Oversight of nursing team, including medication services, admissions, and lab services.Develop schedule for nursing team and providing coverage when necessary to fill gaps to ensure all shifts are covered within the facility.Provide oversight of inventory, ordering, receiving and accountability of medication/inventory control in conjunction with the other pharmacy personnel as required by the DEA and state regulatory bodies.Work with pharmacist on inventory control and balance verification.Ensure that the Diversion Control Plan is in place and is always enforced.Work with other members of the leadership team on DEA, State and CARFInspections/surveys and preparation for inspections.Administer/dispense medication under the direction of the physician.Ensure the treatment plan of the physician or Medical Director is being followed.Place and interpret Mantoux Testing.Make appointments for patients to see physician, provide lab work and referrals for additional follow-up care.Assist in training staff in medical and health and safety matters, as well as, assist in properly maintaining medical equipment.Maintain all medical records including, but not limited to, individual charts, daily medication charts, dosage records, progress notes, Doctor's orders, etc., as required.Maintain contact with community medical personnel.Assist in the development and revision of policies and procedures for medication compliance.Provide training for staff development specific to health care needs i.e., CPR, First Aid, Blood Pressure, etc.Purchasing and ordering of medical supplies as needed.Educate patients about methadone maintenance and detoxification as well as side effects and provides education to patients on lab results and all medical matters.Educate pregnant patients about prenatal care and assist primary counselor in coordinating outside services as needed.Discuss with physician and staff significant changes in treatment or noted patterns of behavior affecting treatment.Other related duties as assigned.Benefits:18 days PTO (Paid Time Off)401k with company matchCompany sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)Discounted tuition and scholarships through Capella UniversityJoin our team. Join our mission.IND1EducationRequiredHigh School or betterPreferredAssociates or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequiredLicensed Practical NurseBehaviorsPreferredLeader: Inspires teammates to follow themTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsPreferredSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside helpAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organizationPinnacle Treatment Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit and other legitimate business considerations. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, traits historically associated with race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), parental leave, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, non-merit based factors or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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