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Addiction Recovery Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Women's Residential Owingsville, Ky in Owingsville, Kentucky

About Addiction Recovery Care

At Addiction Recovery Care we incorporate the best practices of clinical drug addiction treatment. We provide addiction recovery that works with a commitment to provide hope and freedom to those suffering from addictions. Our passion is to restore productive lives through a recovery program that establishes emotional health, physical wellness, and spiritual growth. Our dedication is to see transformed lives anchored in strong family relationships, meaningful careers, and social responsibility.

General

The LPN position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping individuals overcome substance abuse addiction. It is a multi-functioning team that works interdependently with the other departments in the organization. This rewarding profession is located in a beautiful rural setting with a maximum of 20 residents. A desire to make a difference in the lives of others can be realized in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate or GED

  • Valid LPN license

  • Willing to work weekends

  • Valid driver's license

  • Self motivated

  • Availability to work some evening, overnight and/or weekend shifts

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule

  • Ability to enforce program requirements

  • Problem solving abilities

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to complete and submit reports

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPPA rules and regulations

  • Work with the Nurse Practitioner to ensure the health and safety of the residents.

  • Knowledge of addictions and mental health complications.

  • Knowledge of the 12-Step Recovery Program.

  • Knowledge and competency in problem solving, stress management, ethics and team building.

  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drugs that includes: Alcohol and addictive drugs and their

  • physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual impact on the individual. Alcohol and addictive drugs and their impact on the family.

  • Ability to determine if a medical emergency exists and to take appropriate action, when necessary. Knowledge of emergency procedures used in case of alcohol and/or drug overdose.

  • Knowledge of the stages of alcohol and other drug withdrawals and ability to take appropriate action at each stage.

  • Take vitals daily

  • Administering Medication to clients as directed

  • Charting for insurance purposes

  • Supervise residents for extended time periods

  • Monitor residents activities, groups, chore lists, weekly phone calls, etc.

  • Maintain a safe environment

  • Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward residents, staff and volunteers

  • Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner

  • Complete drug screening

  • Create a safe and healthy environment for residents

  • Comply with random employee drug screening

BENEFITS

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Opportunity for advancement and professional growth with an expanding company

  • Safe, friendly work environment

Salary based on experience.

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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