Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Syracuse, NY 13204

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Nursing RN/LPN Job Number: 5012

Job Description

  PsychPros is a nationally recognized staffing and recruiting firm dedicated to behavioral healthcare. We are seeking a committed LPN.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors), mental status, and diagnosis; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.

  • Conduct ACT health assessments at prescribed intervals

  • Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.

  • Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime hours and weekends on a rotation basis.

  • Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures.

  • Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.

  • Provide continuous evaluation of a person’s progress with life goals and readiness for transition to alternative supports/services.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s, Bachelor’s or Associate degree in nursing.

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse and should have at least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting.

  • Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.

  • Skills and competence to establish supportive, trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.

  • Must have a valid New York State driver’s license and own transportation.

  • Experience providing community-based services with a multidisciplinary team

  • Practical experiences in a mental health clinical or rehabilitation setting

  • Multilingual a plus

Benefits:

Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

 

  • Medical Insurance (with employer funded HRA-Health Reimbursement Arrangement)

  • Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Profit Sharing Plan and 401K option

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Training and Continuing Education Opportunities

benefits to support employee Work/Life Balance:

  • Generous Paid Leave

  • Paid and Optional Holidays

  • Short and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Flexible Schedules for most positions

Not for profit community based agency located in Syracuse, New York. We support individuals and their families who encounter barriers to their health and wellness, both physical and behavioral, to develop the resources to live a satisfying and naturally interdependent life. Our core value of providing person and family centered services is embedded in all of our programs and promotes personal choice, respect for diversity, individuality, and community inclusiveness.
ACT LPN- $44, 000 - $47, 000
If you are interested in more information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to Tierra@psychpros.com

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