We are seeking a dependable Licensed Practical Nurse to work PRN on various shifts within the Inpatient units at Regional Mental Health Center.
Perfect for any nurse who only wants a few hours each week. Send in your resume today.
Nursing Duties Include: Provide nursing care to adults struggling with addiction in a residential setting. Will administer medications, complete COWS (Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale), participate as part of a multidisciplinary team, documentation of activities. Strong rapport building skills with clients. Teamwork and excellent communication skills required. Experience with addiction and mental health preferred.
Shift: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift as needed. Will work typically 4 to 12 hours or more during a week.
This position is not benefits eligible.
Staff Nurse LPN requires a minimum of a Licensed Practical Nurse diploma. Licensed LPN in the State of Indiana and one (1) year of medical/surgical nursing experience in a nursing home, residential care or clinic setting preferred.
Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehens...ive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.