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Behavioral Health Nurse- LPN (Social Services - Nursing) in Asheville, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Calling all compassionate and caring LPNs!  Do you put the ‘care’ in Healthcare?

If so, then we need you on our team! RHA Behavioral Health Services is in need of dedicated and compassionate nurses to join our interdisciplinary healthcare team, to provide nursing care at our facility-based crisis center. In this dynamic role you will provide assessments, care and treatments for clients in the facility while adhering to standards of care as defined by the Nurse Practice Act and RHA.


Additionally, you will work with a team  providing a high level of patient care. If you’re looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve then consider RHA Behavioral Health Services where we put people first!


Licensed Practical Nurse (Crisis Facility RN) –  Social Services / Healthcare Nursing


Job Responsibilities

As a Licensed Practical Nurse you will be responsible for performing Nursing assessments and interventions with medication oversight and administration as needed.


Additional responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse include:

  • Reporting client’s social, psychological and physical behavior as indicated
  • Implementing and ensuring compliance with standards of nursing practice that promote optimal health care delivery and meet regulatory requirements
  • Implementing policies and procedures to ensure organizational compliance with Confidentiality regulations, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), national accreditation agency and Continuous Quality Improvement, attending applicable meetings as necessary
  • Using state guidelines, Quality Assurance Plan and Client Rights Policy, ensuring that clinical operations comply with state regulations and update plans and policies as necessary
  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, making recommendations for hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, motivating, disciplining and promoting team performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Licensed Practical Nurse (Crisis Facility LPN) –  Social Services / Healthcare Nursing

Job Requirements

Successful candidates for the LPN role will have working knowledge of the principle and techniques in counseling and the effective delivery of community-based healthcare services. Someone who understands the complex dynamics of the disease of chemical dependency, treatments and resources available to support recovery would excel in this role.


Additional requirements of the LPN include: 

  • Active and current LPN Licensure in state of employment
  • 2 years’ experience as a  nurse working with behavioral health clients, preferred
  • Working knowledge of psychoactive substance abuse, dependency and the principles and techniques based on best practices, commitment to the use of evidence based treatment and preventative methods
  • Valid driver’s license and automotive insurance required

Licensed Practical Nurse (Crisis Facility LPN) –  Social Services / Healthcare Nursing


RHA Behavioral Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.


The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes: 

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and prescription insurance
  • 403(b) retirement program
  • Paid Time Off – up to 26 days of PTO for full time employees!
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Extensive wellness reimbursement benefit
  • Discounted premiums for participation in wellness initiative
  • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!
  • Many more benefit choices!