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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in La Grange, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities.  The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique.  Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

If you are a positive and personable Licensed Practical Nurse looking for a unique and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and watch them thrive?

Then join our clinical team at RHA Health Services!

We are seeking an outgoing and energetic Licensed Practical Nurse who wants to make a difference in the lives of others.  As a nurse with RHA will have an opportunity to practice holistic nursing and to positively impact the lives of others by providing healthcare oversight and monitoring for the people we serve.

Job Responsibilities

As a Licensed Practical Nurse with RHA, you will provide health-related training to the staff and people supported, provide routine nursing assessments, assist with ensuring preventative and routine medical appointments are scheduled, and be an active participant in each individual’s person-centered plan to help them reach their fullest potential.  You will interact with staff at the RHA office as well as in the residential homes.

Additional responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse include:

  •  Assists RN and professional staff in delivering quality nursing services to persons supported.
  • Administers specified medications. Removes expired medications from circulation and access.
  • Takes historical information and records persons' supported vital signs. 
  • Observes person's supported mannerisms and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment as needed.    
  • Advocates for individuals with IDD
  • Participates as an intricate part of the interdisciplinary team for the people we support

Requirements

Our ideal Licensed Practical Nurse has excellent listening and communication skills, can pick up on nonverbal communication and is eager to work on nonstandard nursing assignments.

Additional requirements for the Licensed Practical Nurse include:

  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program
  • Valid state Licensed Practical Nurse certification ​
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Ability to lift between 20 and 50 pounds and provide CPR after certification
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to remain calm in crisis situations

Benefits


As an LPN with RHA, you can expect a competitive market pay rate and an excellent benefits package to help you maintain a successful work-life balance. We are committed to maintaining a strong, dedicated workforce through innovative recruitment, comprehensive screening and competitive benefits and compensation programs.

Our leadership development and training is specifically designed to develop, retain and reward qualified and professional employees. Registered Nurses can pursue additional education and professional certifications through our tuition reimbursement program and move into supervisory and management roles in various areas of RHA.

The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of the people we serve. Our holistic person-centered approach, respected across North Carolina and throughout the Human Services industry, leads our employees to see the people we serve less as clients and more as friends.

Additional benefits for Licensed Practical Nurse:


• Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
• Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance,
Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
• Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
• 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
• Paid Time Off
• Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
• Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
• Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
• Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees.
• Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
• Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.

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