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Licensed Practical Nurse - Remote

Blackbird Health

Blackbird Health

Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Blackbird Health, our commitment is to provide precision care with powerful outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with social developmental and school-related challenges. We believe that our youth deserve the very best care, not only for their physical health but also their mental health. Through an integrated community-centered care approach, our skilled clinical team delivers exceptional virtual and in-person care across a wide range of specialties. If you're excited to work for a mission-driven company that values compassion, dedication, and a holistic approach to care, Blackbird Health is a great place to advance your career.

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager of the Medical Department, the LPN efficiently and accurately provide nursing care to outpatient mental health patients in conjunction with the mental health treatment team.

WHY WORK WITH US:

  • Comprehensive benefits package: medical and dental coverage is available on day 1 of employment
  • 401k (with a company match)
  • Employer-paid life insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional paid time off for professional development/CEU's
  • Evening and/or weekend schedule availability is incentivized
  • Clinician-led leadership team
  • Clinical development and trainings
  • Excellent administrative support is provided
  • Explore your career advancement potential by receiving opportunities to grow with tenure
  • Supportive work culture
  • Blackbird Health is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate and hardworking people. Joining the ranks means you'll have an automatic network to turn to for best practices, professional development, and opportunities to share your expertise

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop interpersonal therapeutic relationships with mental health patients and families.
  • Comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and function calmly in situations, which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Provide prompt, efficient, and responsive service.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information
  • Analyze and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations.
  • Communicate medical and treatment concerns between patients and providers.
  • Plans and provides nursing care for patients.
  • Assesses and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.
  • Arranges further medical attention when necessary.
  • Assists the client in understanding the nature of mental health and accepting the need for treatment
  • Documents all patient information on medical charts and follows MD’s and nurse practitioners' verbal and written orders.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient treatments, immunizations, and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping
  • Performs administrative assignments such as maintaining patient records, answering phones, typing, and completing general notes in the computer system.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • It requires an active, non-restricted licensed practical nurse license in both Pennsylvania and Virginia and a compact state license is preferred.
  • 2+ years of practice in a mental health setting preferred. Pediatric nursing experience required

KNOWLEDGE/SKILL

  • Professional nursing principles, procedures, and techniques used in the care and treatment of psychiatric patients.
  • Social, psychological, and physical factors of mental and emotional disorders.
  • Medical and psychological terminology.
  • Medications, including psychotropic drugs, and effects on psychiatric patients.
  • State of Virginia and Pennsylvania laws and regulations for the nursing profession. -Regulations pertaining to psychiatric nursing and the treatment of mental health. -Symptoms and behavior patterns of mental health.
  • Medical and psychiatric emergency procedures.
  • Basic computer programs

*The target range for this position is $48,000 - $54,000. Individual pay may vary from the target range and is determined by a number of factors, including licensure, experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

FOSTERING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT:

Blackbird is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. Blackbird provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.

Salary Range
$48,000$54,000 USD