Licensed Practical Nurse - IDD Crisis

River Edge Milledgeville , GA 31059

Posted 2 months ago

Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Crisis Department

At River Edge Developmental Disabilities Services our caring well-trained staff partner with individuals, families, loved ones and other providers to offer individualized choices, options, opportunities and supports that promote each individual's valued social roles, pursuing expanded hopes and dreams, learning new skills, and living the most independent, meaningful life possible. Though people say "developmental disabilities," we see "different abilities."

Crisis Response Services: River Edge makes available evidence-based crisis response services for children, youth and adults who experience a behavioral crisis in a community setting. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, River Edge provides mobile, individualized crisis de-escalation interventions, in-home supports or residential alternatives to emergency room visits, law enforcement involvement or other institutional placement. River Edge is currently looking for an on call person to provide in home support. Multiple positions are available during day time hours.

River Edge is currently looking to fill a part-time position: Saturdays and Sundays

  • 11pm to 7am

Responsibilities:

As a LPN you will be required to:

  • Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/consumers and their families

  • Participates in treatment team planning

  • Performs crisis intervention

  • Assists in dealing with personal and social problems

  • May provide supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services

  • May perform case management duties, care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons

Duties & Responsibilities:
administering injections, collecting samples for labs, educating clients on medications, side effects, physical health and wellness issues, etc.

Minimum Training & Experience: A Current Georgia license to practice as a licensed practical nurse.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous behavioral health experience preferred. Applicant must be computer literate.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring agency. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.


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