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NORTH STONINGTON, CT | Part Time
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Job Description

Responsibilities

Are you caring, compassionate and hardworking? Our facility can provide a place for you to thrive and continue your professional development.

 

Stonington Institute, a division of one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), has an immediate opening for a part-time Licensed Practical Nurse. UHS is a Fortune 500 corporation and in 2017 was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune.

Stonington Institute is committed to providing quality substance abuse treatment options for adults in Southeastern Connecticut and surrounding areas.  We offer medical detox as well as residential addictions treatment for active duty and retired military service members in our North Stonington location.  Our clinic in Groton, CT, offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment, and is conveniently located across the street from The Inn at Trails Corner, a new 180 bed dormitory-style sober community for adult men and women who attend our outpatient day treatment programs. The Inn offers overnight accommodations, full-meal service, indoor/outdoor recreation options, a workout room, and computer center for all clients. We accept private insurance, state-funded plans and self-pay arrangements.

 

Job Summary:

 

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse contributes to the care of clients by collecting, reporting and recording objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner, participating in the development of a strategy of care in consultation with other nursing personnel, and participating in the assisting, delegating, and giving of directed care. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Reconciles medication and performs health screenings.
  • Accurately notes, transcribes, and implements Physician’s orders and faxes prescriptions to pharmacy.
  • Participates in the assisting, delegating, and giving of directed care.
  • Participates in the development of a strategy of care in consultation with other nursing personnel.
  • Evaluates client’s medical condition.
  • Inventories current medications and updates medication reconciliation form in chart.
  • Reports to staff on medical conditions of clients and any medication changes.
  • Ensures that appropriate medications and supplies are available and orders medications from the pharmacy as needed.
  • Educates clients on medications, medication management, health maintenance, substance abuse, and other applicable topics.
  • Monitors the medical aspects of treatment of persons afflicted with substance dependence and behavioral health conditions.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

 This is a part-time (24 hours per week) position. Hours are 6:45 am - 3:15 pm. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

 

Stonington Institute employees receive great opportunities.

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Comprehensive Benefits including Medical, Dental, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and more (for eligible part-time and full-time positions)
  • Competitive Compensation.

 

Apply today to join our amazing team!

 

 

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

 

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. 

We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

Graduate of a licensed professional nurse training program.  Licensed in the State of Connecticut as a licensed professional nurse.  Minimum of one year experience working in the Mental Health or Substance Abuse field preferred. 

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