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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care

Springfield, KY, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members? ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

ARC is ready to offer you “The B.E.S.T. of ARC” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors. ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship, and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

We are hiring an LPN for our growing team! The LPN position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping individuals overcome substance abuse addiction.

*Weekends Required*

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take vitals
  • Administer medication to clients as directed
  • Charting for insurance purposes
  • Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward residents, staff and volunteers
  • Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner
  • Complete drug screening
  • Create a safe and healthy environment for clients
  • Comply with random employee drug screening
  • Ensure Universal Precautions of the center
  • Schedule all appointments with physicians and mental health providers
  • Log medications and maintain an accurate medication logbook
  • On-call for residential center
  • Coordinate refills and new prescriptions with the staff physician
  • Inventory medications weekly (medication count)
  • Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Participate in staff and state regulatory training as required
  • Availability to work some evening, overnight and/or weekend shifts
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures while maintaining a professional code of ethics
  • The Registered LPN with Addiction Recovery Care, LLC/ Odyssey, Inc.’s privacy policies, procedures and practices, as required by federal and state law, and in accordance with general principle of professionalism as a healthcare provider.

The above is intended to be a general outline of job duties and not a complete list.

Key Experience and Education Needed:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • LPN coursework completion
  • Valid LPN License
  • Substance abuse experience preferred.

Other Qualifications to be Considered:

  • Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures used in case of alcohol and/or drug overdose.
  • Knowledge of the stages of alcohol and other drug withdrawals and ability to take appropriate action at each stage
  • Knowledge of community health resources that support life improvement in physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health, economic security, employment, positive social and family interdependence and positive cultural identity
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Municipal laws and/or regulations that regulate the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drugs that includes: Alcohol and addictive drugs and their physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual impact on the individual and their family.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule
  • Ability to enforce program requirements
  • Ability to determine if a medical emergency exists and take appropriate action, when necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle crisis situations in a calm and supportive manner
  • Ability to exhibit professional and courteous behavior, consistent with the ARC mission statement, when interacting with persons of varying backgrounds and education levels to create a safe and healthy relationship with clients served
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to read detailed health records
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
  • Ability to operate computer and other equipment in the office

ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies.

Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.