Licensed Practical Nurse

Crisis Stabilization Unit · Hannibal, Missouri
Department Crisis Stabilization Unit
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization serving Northeast Missouri since 1975 with a wide variety of services.  We strive to treat the whole person by promoting wellness as individuals work toward their personal goals of achieving a satisfying, productive and healthy lifestyle.


Mark Twain Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE for our HANNIBAL MISSOURI - COMMUNICATIONS DRIVE location.  This full-time salaried position offers competitive pay and full benefits.  Consider joining our MTBH Team!  We offer a supportive culture of appreciation and a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our team.



The Licensed Practical Nurse provides clinical nursing services under the supervision and direction of the Crisis Stabilization Unit Program Director and Medical Director.  This is a weekend position with 12-hour shifts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Role Responsibilities


  • Triage for level of care
  • Provide crisis intervention services to stabilize the acute crisis
  • Conduct intake assessment
  • Assist with development of the initial crisis stabilization plan
  • Provide nursing services within scope of practice and per direction of medical providers
  • Establish and maintain a professional and positive relationship with the medical providers and community stakeholders
  • Complete appropriate clinical data in a timely manner such as documentation on medical sheets and record of vital signs
  • Monitor and log drug samples to comply with DMH standards
  • Attend staff meetings with clinical staff and physicians
  • Provide care and oversight of clients in collaboration with other team members
  • Educate clients regarding their illness and their medications
  • Serve as a liaison for MTBH clients to their physician

Adherence to the MTBH Ethical Code of Conduct and all policies is required.


Qualifications

  • Current Missouri license (LPN)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Crisis experience preferred
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol addictions and mental illness


Join Our Team


We offer excellent compensation and benefits including health insurance with a company-paid premium for the employee, Health Savings Account with annual employer contribution, 403b retirement plan with annual employer contribution; employee wellness program with financial support for healthy lifestyle, an interest in work/life balance that includes generous amounts of paid time off plus 10 paid holidays each year, educational funds and time allowance for professional development, amazing teammates, strong emphasis on health and wellbeing and positive work environment, celebrations of employee appreciation, focus on core company values of compassion, excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, teamwork and wellness, with opportunities to contribute to the lives of others and help people be well.




Mark Twain Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or any other characteristic protected by law in any of its services, activities, or operations.


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  • Location
    Hannibal, Missouri
  • Department
    Crisis Stabilization Unit
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level