Licensed Practical Nurse (Mental Health) South Boston, Va
Southside Community Services Board is seeking a full time Licensed Practical Nurse for the Halifax Behavioral Health program in South Boston, VA. This position provides medical services for the mentally ill, mentally retarded and/or substance abusing consumers in an outpatient setting. Maintains necessary case records, participates in inter-disciplinary team conferences, formulates quarterly treatment plans; orders, stores and dispenses medications as prescribed by psychiatrist; gives injections as prescribed; provides family and client consultation on medications and side effects; monitors blood levels and alerts psychiatrist of any changes and any adverse reactions to medications. Assists psychiatrist and pre-screens for possible hospitalization. Assists center's clinicians as needed.
Licensed Practical Nurse in Virginia. Two to three years of nursing and one to two years mental health nurse experience preferred.