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LVN/ LPN/ LPT at BrightQuest Treatment Centers

LVN/ LPN/ LPT

BrightQuest Treatment Centers Nashville, TN Full-Time
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We are an organization dedicated to developing highly specialized treatment programs serving individuals and families suffering from addiction, mental health and co-occurring disorders. Our vision at BrightQuest and Constellation Behavioral Health is to create best in class treatment programs founded on a common set of principles including clinical excellence, a spirit of innovation, superior customer experiences, and empowered leadership teams. Our nationally recognized adult treatment programs include Alta Mira Recovery Programs, Bridges to Recovery, and BrightQuest Treatment Centers.

Our mission is to provide hope, strength and inspiration for individuals and families suffering from mental health, co-occurring, and substance use disorders so that they can heal, transform their lives, and realize all the possibilities of a life in recovery. We value our employees and contractors, and our goal is to engage those who share our core values and our vision.

Our ideal candidate has experience with a start-up, including an all hands on deck attitude. Flexibility is a must!

BrightQuest is currently recruiting for Licensed Nurses – shifts will vary . The LPN is responsible for ensuring coordination of care around clients’ medication and checking vitals. The LPN must have a positive attitude, follow directions well, communicate clearly and possess the ability to work independently when required. They should exhibit a high level of professionalism and healthy emotional and physical boundaries. They must have a strong work ethic and be a reliable team player. The LPN looks after the physical and mental well-being of vulnerable adults in our care.

**If selected for an overnight shift, employees working this position are required to be alert and available for the entire shift.**

Benefits (full-time only):

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), or Registered Nurse (RN).
  • CPR / First Aid certified.
  • Experience with crisis management and de-escalation techniques.
  • Certification to administer injections and TB tests a plus.
  • Two years of experience in a behavioral health residential treatment setting, supporting individuals with a primary mental health diagnosis.
  • Must be familiar with general pharmacy abbreviations and demonstrate awareness and competency with managing lookalike, soundalike medications.
  • Specific, required, current, and active licensure, registration, or certification must be maintained in good standing.
  • Preferred candidates should have sound understanding of mental illness, co-occurring disorders, and milieu therapy.
  • Proficient computer skills and ability use various software programs.
  • Have a valid driver’s license in good standing and auto insurance.
  • Successfully complete drug screen and comprehensive background check.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. •
  • Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as needed. Flexibility and adaptability in schedule are essential.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures physician’s orders are sent to the pharmacy in a timely manner and that medications are delivered to the facility.
  • Provides support and training for Residential & Milieu Support Staff with regards to medication setup and administration support.
  • Oversees the check in of the medication cycle each month with the support of the pharmacy liaison.
  • During intake assessment, complete the medication review with client and/or families.
  • Coordinates dissemination of medication to clients each day.
  • Basic administrative support, such as phones, faxes, email correspondence, filing, etc.
  • Relate professionally, ethically, and compassionately to clients, peers, and staff at all times.
  • Tracks clients’ physician appointments, schedules appointments, and ensures proper follow up.
  • Establishes care with appropriate physicians within one week of new client intake; facilitates care transitions between hospitals and emergency departments for new and established patients and schedules follow-up appointments (as needed), in a timely manner.
  • Model appropriate interpersonal relationships, emotional regulation, and boundaries.
  • Model and reinforce positive behaviors of clients, and promotes social interaction by conversing with them, participating in activities with them, etc.

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