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LPN

Clinical | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

The LPN will work directly with the Family Nurse Practitioner at Queen of Peace Center to provide a variety of services to our clients, including but not limited to: 

Responsibilities:

  • Assess consumers for acute physical issues
  • Obtain medical history and vital signs
  • Monitor basic health needs of clients and their children while in the program
  • discuss and monitor medical concerns with clients, including pregnancy related issues
  • Provide referrals to internal and external providers
  • Educate clients on disease prevention, risk reduction and reproductive health issues
  • Educate clients on medications that are prescribed to them
  • reviewing physical health screenings, making referrals or coordinating prescriber reviews when indicated.
  • medication administration, including IM injection
  • Coordinate medication needs with pharmacies, including completion of Indigent medication applications
  • Monitor physician orders for treatment modification and medication side effects
  • Act as liaison between prescribers, consumers, laboratories, PCP’s, other health care providers, pharmacies and staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Coordinate medication refills with physicians and pharmacies
  • Schedule and manage physician, psychiatry and FNP appointments
  • Document all services accurate and concisely in the EHR

Requirements:

  • Must be a License Practical Nurse in the state of Missouri 
  • 3 years of experience working in a residential setting, preferably in a substance use or mental health facility as a LPN
  • Knowledge of substance use and behavioral health.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)