Regional Mental Health Center is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to provide Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice by interventions which are directed toward: health Promotion and Health Maintenance, assessment and evaluation of dysfunction in order to provide assistance in regaining coping abilities and prevent further disability. The Staff Nurse will provide a therapeutic milieu, administer and monitor pharmacologic treatment, and health teaching, crisis intervention, counseling and discharge planning.
Shift: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm Wednesday –Sunday (one weekend off a month)
Staff LPN requires a Practical Nursing Degree, Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Indiana, and one year of experience (preferred).
Internal Number: REG271
About Regional Mental Health Center
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 comprehensive 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.