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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Youth Consultation Services
Location: Paterson
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Kilbarchan Residential Program is seeking a full-time Shift Nurse to join our team! Kilbarchan is a co-ed residential treatment facility located in Paterson, bordering Elmwood Park & Fair Lawn NJ. Our Intensive Residential Treatment Service provides individual, group and family treatment for adolescents, 12-17 years of age. Our Nurses will become a part of our multidisciplinary team (Clinicians, Case Managers, Psychiatrist, Residential Counselors) that provide an array of therapeutic services to individuals in our care. Together we help provide a well-rounded support system for our campus youth. Small caseloads allow us to provide the highest quality of care, and a commitment to the professional growth and development of our team members. Monthly nursing meetings offer peer reviews, case conferences and trainings applicable to licensure/CEU's. We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, including generous paid time off, flexible scheduling, annual reimbursement towards CEUs, public loan forgiveness, and a signing bonus! Job Responsibilities: Assess the physical condition of the youth in the program under the direction of the medical director or psychiatrist and integrate findings into the youth's treatment plan Provide education and support to direct care staff on the administering of medications and possible side effects, under the direction of the medical director or other physician Implement the quality assurance program Nursing assessment and report within the first 24 hours of an admission Initial treatment and safety plan consultation (within the first 24 hours and then weekly) Medication dispensing daily Health/Hygiene/sex education (weekly) Medication education monthly Attend debriefing on youth status daily Attend treatment team meeting monthly Minimally, twice weekly health education groups led by licensed professionals. Areas within health education encompass environmental health, physical health, social health, emotional health, intellectual health, and spiritual health. Requirements: Licensed practical nurse (LPN), under the supervision of an RN, with a current NJ registered nursing license and one year of direct care nursing experience with children. Schedule: Full Time 40 hrs weekly, flexible schedule with one weekend shift a month, plus additional compensation for on-call phone triaging. Kilbarchan residential care is a program of Youth Consultation Service (YCS), which is a mission driven organization partnering with at-risk individuals to build happier, healthier, more hopeful lives. Our robust continuum of care includes 40+ residential behavioral health programs, community-based services, two schools and outpatient clinics throughout the state of NJ which lends to an opportunity for maximum growth and advancement. YCS has been caring for at risk children and families since 1918. YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: Youth Consultation Services, Paterson , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Paterson, New Jersey

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