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Licensed Practical Nurse

Hopewell Center for Children | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center grew out of a 30-year history of service. In 1988, Yeatman / Union-Sarah transferred its assets to Hopewell Center under the leadership of its founder, Dr. Amanda L. Murphy. In the fall of 2009, the board of directors of Hopewell Center elected to change the name of the organization to Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center to honor its founder and CEO. Incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) since 1979, ALM Hopewell Center provides comprehensive mental health services to children and adults in the northern and central parts of the City of St. Louis and North St. Louis City. A professional mental health staff serves a growing caseload of 2,800 patients, of which greater than ninety-five percent are chronically mentally ill and suffering from major psychiatric disorders. Hopewell Center operates a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center and a Comprehensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center for adults and youth. Many services are provided at schools. Emergency services, including a crisis bed and mobile outreach, are available twenty-four hours per day. A multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, and support staff work diligently to carry out the mission of providing comprehensive care to patients and their families.

Hopewell Center is looking to hire a highly motivated, customer-centered Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).  In addition to the duties listed, all opportunities require a passion to serve the community.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assesses and monitors the clients health status and medical needs. Assist with daily preparation of exam rooms and by securing supplies and equipment, making sure all items are secured at the close of each day’s operation. Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.  Complete the necessary documentation required on all health and medical aspects of the client's life including vital signs, weighing, medication charting, planning, progress notes, discharge planning, hospitalizations, etc. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with scope of practice. Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient. Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of the patient.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

You MUST have a LPN certificate from an accredited school of nursing.  A minimum of one year of experience in working with the mentally health disorders.

Graduation from an accredited university program with two to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

People's Health Centers does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

 

*We will contact you if we believe your skills and qualifications meets our business needs.*