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LPN

at Resources For Human Development, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description/Job Summary

RHD Brandywine Hills Group Home is a residential program for 8 adults with serious mental illness. Services focus on skill-building in symptom management and community living, maximazing quality of life, and reducing the need for inpatient hospitalizations.

Brandywine is seeking:

+ Full Time LPN to work (Days) 40 hours per week. Shifts available: Monday Friday 8 AM 4 PM with flexibility of weekends if needed.

+ Overall Responsibility: Collaborate with the Assistant Program Director and a multidisciplinary team in providing high-quality health care services to adults in a residential setting.


FT – 3000.00 SIGN ON BONUS AND 3000.00 RETENTION BONUS AVAILABLE***

Responsibilities/Duties

+ Support residents in establishing and maintaining optimal physical and mental health.

+ Assess mental and physical health needs/concerns on a daily basis.

+ Provide counseling as needed to residents on chronic health care issues.

+ Facilitate pspychoeducational groups in support of mental and physical health.

+ Maintain standards for medication documentation,ordering, storage, amd disposal that is in accordance with DSAMH, CARF, LLAM, and RHD regulations and policies.

+ Attend weekly treatment teams to collaborate with pyschiatrist and other providers.

+ Schedule, attend, and follow-up on medical appointments in accordance with DSAMH, CARF, and RHD regulations and policies.

+ Provide education to staff on health issues relevant to the population and residental setting.

+ Communicate with pharmacy, medical personnel, and other community supports on an ongoing basis to assure resident needs are met.

+ Provide support in urgent or crisis situations (in person or telehealth).

Required Experience

1 year experience required working in the mental health field.

Required Education

Associate Degree

Required Qualifications

+ Must be a Delaware Licensed Practical Nurse (Registered).

+ Driver’s License required.

+ 1 year working with mental health population.

+ Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes; CNA, clinicians, psychiatrist, RN’s and LLAM trained personnel.

+ Residental experience preferred.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

Program Summary

RHD Brandywine Hills Group Home is a residential program for 8 adults with serious mental illness. Services focus on skill-building in symptom management and community living, maximizing quality of life, and reducing the need for inpatient hospitalizations.

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Job Posting: JC219473669

Posted On: Jul 24, 2022

Updated On: Aug 21, 2022