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Licensed Practical Nurse, Evenings

Company: TaraVista
Location: Devens
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Why TaraVista Behavioral Health Center?

At TaraVista, we havent forgotten the reason behind why we went into healthcare. Like you, we have a calling to help people - to make a real and meaningful difference in their lives. Also like you, were frustrated that business and process seem to come at the expense of our patients, and compromise our ability to work effectively as teams.

We believe that behavioral healthcare doesnt have to be an either/or choice between proper business and proper treatment - we believe we can truly do well by doing good.

Join our TV team where values like collaboration, compassion, engagement, and respect are the very real foundations of our culture not just ideals in a job post. Reconnect with the reasons you chose to work in healthcare and shift from simply having a career, to really living your calling.

We anticipate hiring for our next phase starting in late February or early March.

Location: Devens, MA

Schedule: Evenings, 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, including every other weekend.

Shift: Full and Part-time positions available

Responsibilities:

The Licensed Practical Nurse is an active participant in the health care team who provides direct care and support to patients, families, and legal guardians in accordance with the philosophy, objectives, values, mission and core principles of TaraVista Behavioral Health Center. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu grounded in TaraVistas core principles. The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse and works collaboratively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications:

Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the State of Massachusetts required. Previous psychiatric/substance inpatient experience preferred. CPR certification required. Restraint reduction de-escalation/ crisis intervention experience preferred.

Additional qualifications

Knowledge of Behavior Health and Substance Abuse treatment modalities

Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries

Effective oral and written communication

Sufficient typing and computer skills to facilitate use of Electronic Medical Record

Crisis management and time management skills

Flexibility, creativity and ability to manage stressful situations in a calm, organized and professional manner

About TaraVista

TaraVista Behavioral Health Center, a new innovative 116 bed inpatient hospital, was conceived from this simple question: What if we could create an inpatient Behavioral Health Center from scratch?

TaraVistas mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse. To accomplish this, we have to reimagine how care is delivered - and we are actively seeking team members to help us realize this vision.

The TaraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

We seek innovative, energetic people who work well in teams and who are driven to help patients and families in a time of need. We offer comprehensive benefits including a gainsharing plan and a variety of work schedules.

Our team members:

  • Champion the patients
  • Work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment
  • Have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, and respected
  • Do what needs to be done to support each other

Keywords: TaraVista, Nashua , Licensed Practical Nurse, Evenings, Other , Devens, New Hampshire

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