Part-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Requisition ID
2017-1178
Job Locations
TN-Linden
Program
Residential-Nursing
Relocation Assistance
No
Position Type
Part-Time

Overview

Company Overview
Youth Villages is a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.  

 

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee, Georgia and Oregon, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Responsibilities

Providing first aid to residents who become ill or injured
Maintaining medical charts on assigned residents
Working with other consulting medical professionals in servicing medical needs
Develop and facilitate employee and resident education programs such as personal hygiene; infection control and other relevant topics

 

This is a part-time position.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED equivalent and a Diploma from school of nursing or equivalent is required
A LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license active for the State of Tennessee is required
Experience working in a mental health setting is preferred
Experience with psychiatric and/or pediatric/adolescent population is preferred
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

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