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LPN Residential, PM (Robertsdale) *SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE

Company: AltaPointe Health Systems
Location: Robertsdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

AltaPointe's Adult Residential Services are designed for consumers with serious and persistent mental illness who require social rehabilitation and community support. Combining medical, nursing and clinical services, our staff provides care and treatment for more than 200 adults in need of intensive service provision. The Adult Residential Services Program consists of group homes, which are supervised 24 hours/day when consumers are on the premises. Expected outcomes are the same for each adult group home: to prevent re-hospitalization and to maximize and maintain successful community placement. Residential care focuses on the rehabilitation and return to the community of seriously mentally ill consumers.Nurses in the residential setting are responsible for administering medications, reviewing MARs to ensure medication management, deescalating or resolving crisis situations, and compliance with the Nurse Delegation Program.Primary Job Functions: Administers medications, observing the Seven Rights of medication administration and monitors consumers for potential side effects of medications and report findings to the physician.Provides medication education for the consumer and family, including uses and potential side effects.Reviews MAR daily to ensure appropriate medication management which includes timely refills and any necessary arrangements with medical staff for new prescriptions.Identifies psychiatric and medical needs of consumers and communicates effectively with the physicians to include taking off any orders and completing consults.Observes consumers behavior in groups and activities, interacts with consumers and evaluate needs to ensure that proper information is reported from shift to shiftInterfaces with the multi-disciplinary team and actively and cooperatively participates in development of the interdisciplinary treatment planMonitors laboratory results and reports all abnormal findings to the physicianDemonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation, including providing emergency care as needed (CPR, MindSet, PRN medications)Conducts infection control training for consumersOngoing compliance with the Nurse Delegation Program, including recertification requirements, including taking MAS callsAssists consumers with personal care issues (bathing, toileting, and other personal hygiene issues)Performs monthly MARs verifications and 24 hour chart checks.Conducts individual and group PHP trainings, activities, and education.Must be a current LPN in the state of Alabama.

Keywords: AltaPointe Health Systems, Mobile , LPN Residential, PM (Robertsdale) *SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE, Healthcare , Robertsdale, Alabama

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