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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Mental Health Center of Denver Denver Full-Time
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MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF DENVER
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Psychiatric 
 
The Mental Health Center of Denver has immediate need of a Psychiatric Nurse (LPN).

The Mental Health Center of Denver is a place for recovery, resilience and well-being, known locally and nationally as a model for innovative and effective community behavioral healthcare.

Consistently named Denver's Top Places to Work

The Mental Health Center of Denver has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post six years in a row! We believe that all people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we hire people dedicated to working towards that goal.

Position Summary:

Provide direct nursing services, mental health assessments and treatment to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness.  

  • Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, and crisis interventions
  • Provide medical case management as needed
  • Assist consumers with psychological, social development and rehabilitation
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist
  • Draw blood for lab work for consumers
  • Monitor consumers’ vital signs
  • Administer intramuscular medications
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with MHCD standards
  • Participate in team meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing Lead Nurse and Program Manager

Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited school of nursing
  • Current Colorado licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 
  • 1-3 years of experience working with consumers with a serious and persistent mental illness preferred

Skills required

Electronic Medical Record
Nursing
Diseases And Disorders
Long Term Care
Maintain Patient Confidentiality
Administer Medication
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