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Licensed Practical Nurse

at Elwyn Delaware in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Elwyn Adult Behavioral Health Services (formerly Fellowship Health Resources) fosters hope and recovery. Elwyn provides behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for individuals living with mental illness and addictions, serving over 7,000 individuals across 6 states. The cornerstone of our success is Elwyn's deep and longstanding commitment to the principles of recovery and the inclusion of peers in the recovery process.

Elwyn has developed, trains in, and utilizes the PRISMMODEL approach which is: Person-centered, Respectful, Individualized, Strength-based and Mission-driven.

Elwyn Adult Behavioral Health Services is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to support our mental health residential facility in Milton, Delaware.

$58,240 / year, comprehensive benefits, $5000 sign on bonus

1st shift (8 am - 4 pm), Monday - Friday.


The LPN assumes responsibility for nursing care of young adult through geriatric consumers with chronic mental illness; provides generalized and specialized care; maintains appropriate records; functions as a member of interdisciplinary team and performs related work as required.
Assists consumers in the management of chronic conditions such as mental illness, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, hypertension, etc.
Works directly in medical treatment relationship with consumers, individually or in groups, in consultation with the Psychiatrist and other physicians as indicated. Observes consumers and reports reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
Integrates the Prism Model for effective treatment of serious and persistent mental illness, into everyday practice and clinical intervention.
Administers medication and takes vital signs as indicated and documents in consumer charts.
Reviews consumer records to ensure that medical goals are being addressed and to note recommendations for change and new clinical approaches, as indicated.

Qualifications
Graduate of accredited LPN program.
Current state license with no stipulations.
One year of professional experience as Licensed Practical Nurse in mental health facility highly desired. Medical/surgical experience is preferred.
Knowledge of theory and principles of psychiatric nursing.
Knowledge of psychopharmacology, including administration of medication, observation of effects of medication, reporting and recording.
CPR certification.

Why You Should Join Elwyn

We are committed as an organization to creating the best workplace experience for our employees and ensuring those that care for our clients are cared for. Elwyn offers a generous benefits package to all employees starting 30 days from the date of hire including health insurance through Aetna as well as free to low-cost dental and vision coverage to employees and their dependents. Employees can also participate in a 403(b) program with a discretionary match contribution from Elwyn. We encourage excellence in the workplace with our "Making A Difference" employee recognition program which offers bonus compensation for those who go above and beyond in the workplace. Elwyn invests in its employees through a generous Tuition Reimbursement Program as well as a Master's degree incentive available to all employees working 30 or more hours weekly.

Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.

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, Georgetown, Delaware 19457
321 E 11th St, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 1280683

Posted On: Jun 22, 2024

Updated On: Jul 11, 2024

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