LPN or RN (New Path Housing & Boise Clinic)


This is will be a unique role, for someone who is looking for work diversity. Part of this position, will be providing support to residents in a permanent supportive housing facility. While the other part, will be working in a clinical setting.

The right candidate, will have experience working with people who have experienced homelessness and substance use disorder. Weekends and some evenings may be required.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES     

Provide professional nursing care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary treatment team members. Responsibilities include the ongoing assessment, planning and treatment for patients focusing on the integration of Behavioral Health Services in a permanent supportive housing environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs and documents comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessments
  • Assesses patients on-going needs and assists medical staff in direct care delivery
  • Develops, implements and evaluates a plan of care based on patient's needs. Generates appropriate medical chart notations.
  • Provides psycho-education based on the assessment of patient needs.
  • Prepares and administers injections as ordered.
  • Provides guidance and support utilizing therapeutic communication skills.
  • Establishes and maintains therapeutic and professional boundaries.
  • Integrates knowledge, experience, professional standards and organizational policies into nursing practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (LPN)

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program.
  • Current Idaho licensure
  • Successful clearance of Department of Health and Welfare criminal background check.
  • One-year work experience in a behavioral health setting.
  • Understanding and adherence to ethical standards of the respective licensure board.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (RN)

  • Successful clearance of Department of Health and Welfare criminal background check.
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Idaho.
  • One-year work experience in a behavioral health setting.
  • Understanding and adherence to ethical standards of the respective licensure board.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Both)

  • Two or more years' experience in the field of alcoholism, substance use disorders and mental health.
  • Knowledge of computer and email systems, as well as EMR.
  • Knowledge of community resources and Patient Assistance/Medication Assistance Programs.
  • Familiarity with State of Idaho Health & Welfare Mental Health system.

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Terry Reilly Health Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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