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LPN, Psychiatry

Company: Signature Health, Inc.
Location: Beachwood
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

LPN, Psychiatry
Are you looking for an organization where you can make a positive impact in people's lives? Our mission at Signature Health is to make behavioral health, primary care, infectious disease, case management services and more accessible to vulnerable patient populations of all ages across Northeast Ohio. As a non-profit community health center, our team of 800+ colleagues help individuals and families overcome mental health issues, recover from addiction, and improve their physical health.If you share in our mission and are looking for an inclusive, compassionate and patient-focused agency, then Signature Health is the place for you!In addition to a rewarding career, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Highly attractive compensation package
  • Employer shared medical benefits, dental and vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition & Professional Development Assistance
  • Generous paid time away from work (PTO)
  • Federal Loan Forgiveness Program (available on eligible on roles)
  • And much more!Read below how you will contribute to putting good health within reach of all our community members and apply today!SCOPE OF ROLE:Reporting to the Manger, Nursing-Psychiatry, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Psychiatry will be instrumental in providing exceptional nursing support to clients. This role will directly consult with other providers ensuring the most appropriate plan of care while keeping clients educated. You will be a model for excellent patient care ensuring patients and their families are comfortable when receiving behavioral health treatment.HOW YOU'LL SUCCEED:
    • Consult and collaborate with staff and providers to correctly execute appropriate plan of care.
    • Responsible for intake of all patient appointments to include: vital signs, interviewing patient to determine health history for documentation, preparation of patient for examination and/or procedures, and updating medication profiles.
    • Responsible for reviewing no show charts and determine appropriate follow up.
    • Respond to patient telephone messages and documents outcome in patient's record.
    • Respond to requests for prescription and informs prescriber of the request.
    • Administer medications safely, including injections.
    • Arrange and diligently follow procedures for specimen collection, reviewing labs/test results, and contacting providers when applicable.
    • Complete appropriate prior authorizations and patient assistance forms.
    • Review patient medications, updates medication list, and adds prescription information to the medication list.
    • Complete appropriate documentation in the medical record and complies with state, federal, and departmental policies when sharing/documenting patient care data.
    • Coordinate excellent patient care with staff of outside healthcare facilities or emergency rooms when necessary.
    • Exhibit a non-judgmental, empathetic and a fully supportive approach when communicating with patients, families, and staff.
    • Ensure quality of care by implementing nursing philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing requirements and to other governing company regulations.
    • Ensure sensitivity to cultural diversity and maintains age-related competence for the population serviced.
    • Maintain your individual clinical and professional knowledge and skill through formal and informal educational experiences.
    • Maintain professional licensure and requirements as designated by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
    • Participate in quality assurance and utilization review activities.
    • Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.
    • Maintain clear communication with co-workers, referents or designated liaison person.
    • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
    • Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality and right to privacy.
    • May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by Signature Health.
    • Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.
    • Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.
    • Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.
    • Demonstrate appropriate attendance and punctuality in adherence with Signature Health policies.
    • Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
      • Completion of an approved program in practical nursing required.
      • Valid unencumbered LPN License in the state of Ohio required.
      • 1+ years of recent LPN experience with high degree of clinical expertise required.
      • Experience in outpatient clinic or psychiatry preferred.
      • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Working knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare.
      • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
      • Proficient with technology and electronic medical recordsWORKING CONDITIONS:
        • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical work environment.
        • While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings and extended hours may be required.
        • Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work.
        • Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
        • Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
        • Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
        • Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.
        • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job duties.
        • Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.
        • Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
          • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
          • Internal Job Code: 4243
          • Revenue Status: Revenue Generating
          • Last Revision Date: 11/09/2020This Success Profile is not an exhaustive list of all functions or requirements that you may be required to perform; you may be required to perform other job-related assignments as requested by your supervisor or the company. You must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily; however, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable you to perform the essential functions of this job, absent undue hardship. Signature Health may revise this Success Profile at any time, with or without advanced notice.All employees of Signature Health are required to comply with the Signature Health Annual Influenza Vaccination Policy and the Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate. Both policies require employees to obtain and provide documentation of the respective vaccinations. Medical and/or religious exemptions may be requested, with proper supporting documentation, and will be review by the designated Signature Health Review Committee(s). Exemption requests are not guaranteed to be approved.
            • 1 year(s): recent LPN experience with high degree of clinical expertisePreferred
              • Experience in outpatient clinic or psychiatryEducationRequired
                • Technical/other training or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                  • Basic Life Support
                  • Lic Prac. NurseEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Signature Health, Inc., Cleveland , LPN, Psychiatry, Healthcare , Beachwood, Ohio

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