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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - $5K Hiring Bonus

Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week), Day and Night Shifts available, 12.5-hour shifts, 3 days per week, with every other weekend rotationLocation: multiple locations surrounding Lynchburg, VA 24501$5000 Hiring Bonus for Housing LPN, active as of 02/15/2023, $5000 Total, paid in three (3) installments; $2000 upon receipt of the following: Background clearances, including fingerprint background check, Acceptable drug screen results, Satisfactory references; $1500 upon satisfactory completion of the six (6) month probationary period; $1500 upon completion of twelve (12) months of continuous employment, with a satisfactory performance evaluation. This hiring bonus is applicable to new hires only, or otherwise, individuals not having been employed for a minimum of 1 year from the date application is received.Position Summary:The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Horizon Homes will manage all medical issues with direction from the RN and Physician and ensure physicians orders are implemented while keeping the physician and supervisor informed of pertinent information concerning the clients response to treatment.Required Education and Experience:The successful completion of a course of study that allows for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of VA is required.One year of experience providing nursing services as an LPN is required or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Preference may be given to candidates with prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to physical health and intellectual disabilities; Knowledge of nursing best practices; Skill to administer medications; Skill to produce, read, and relay medical lab results; Ability to respond quickly to correct situations deemed to be hazardous; especially to consumers; Ability to record data and complete documentation within established expectations; Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills: verbally, person-to-person and through use of the telephone, and written; Able to train staff to implement training programs for the individuals; Commitment to serving the ID/DD population. Ability to lift and transfer consumers up to an average of 50 to 80 pounds; Safely assist individuals with all aspects of physical management including equipment use, safe lifting and physical assistance; Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required; Ability to drive and must possess a valid drivers license; Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites; Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to clients at other locations.HORIZON ENVIRONMENTHorizon Behavioral Health Community Services Board (CSB) is located in the beautiful heart of Central Virginia. Whether your passions be hiking the Appalachian Trails, kayaking the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg Virginia offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, world-class performing arts and a revitalized downtown that placed it at the top of the list by Reviews.org as the 2019 best place for millennials to move. Horizon is also the proud recipient of Living in Lynchburgs 2021 Giving Back Award, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again named Best Place to Work by Lynchburg Business Magazine in 2023!THE BEST BENEFITS FOR THOSE WHO TAKE CARE OF THE COMMUNITYWere proud to offer some of the best benefits options in Central Virginia. Participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is exclusively for public service workers in Virginia, while several options exist for life, health, dental, and vision insurance. Emphasis on work-life balance means a generous annual leave policy ensuring time for wellness with separate time allocated for sick leave and additionally for paid holidays. Stay active with Horizons annual wellness programs and various opportunities to interact with the community through the year. Horizons clinical sites are NHSC/HRSA approved for clinical student loan repayment, and qualify for both the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the Behavioral Health State Loan Repayment (BHLRP) programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply Please visit our online career center at https://www.horizonbh.org/careers/Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).by Jobble

Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Health, Lynchburg , LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - $5K Hiring Bonus, Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

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