Skywood Recovery Center is a residential treatment facility offering integrated treatment for addiction and mental health conditions. Skywood Recovery provides individual and group therapy, experiential therapy, equine and art therapy, and yoga. Located in Augusta, MI, a convenient drive from Kalamazoo and Lansing, MI, the campus offers a restorative environment with opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.
The LPN provides timely, safe, and effective nursing care in the assigned area(s) in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the Hospital and within the framework of established policies and procedures from the Department of Nursing Services.
What do our current nurses value at UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a LPN is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a LPN with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Completes medical screening and/or assessment of new patients immediately upon admission according to level of care procedures.
Monitors medication process for individuals living in residential facilities including supervision of medication distribution, supervising self-administration process.
Prepares Medication Administration Record (MAR).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to inspire patient confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment.
Demonstrates a broad base of knowledge in psychiatric and addiction treatment and administration.
Ability to build relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Provides on-going patient education (group and individual) regarding medications.
Implements and monitors procedures for random urine drug screens to ensure that each individual is screened as appropriate.
Participates in weekly staff and clinical meetings.
Cross-trains and supports other areas as needed or requested by supervisor.