Nurse, Licensed Practical
at Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

Job Description

We are looking for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our TEAM on PRN status! 

 Located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, serene town just 30 minutes east of Washington, D.C., the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is well known for helping Firefighters and Paramedics who experience life’s most difficult situations. The IAFF Center of Excellence is committed to treatment for those who are overcoming behavioral health issues, including addictions and substance abuse. Our growing program is ready for the next level, and the next Director, to guide the way. 

 The LPN performs a wide variety of job duties during shifts, caring for and educating patients about their medical and psychiatric conditions. Key elements of this position are establishing trust and building rapport with patients and their families. 

 

  • Collaborates with the treatment team to incorporate medical issues into treatment planning.  
  • Interacts with clients showing compassion and respect.  
  • Complies with all regulatory and accreditation guidelines and standards.  
  • Maintains confidentiality for all patients and facility activities.  
  • Maintains Standards of Ethical Conduct.  
Requirements  

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, with additional training in Practical or Vocational Nursing; higher education preferred. 
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred, but New Grads Welcome! 
  • Experience in Psych/Mental Health desired.. 
  • Licensed in Practical Nursing by the State of Maryland. 
We invite you to learn more about us at www.advancedrecoverysystems.com! We offer great benefits including 401(k), generous paid time off plan, medical, dental, vision, and much more. IAFF Center of Excellence is part of Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO.  

We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.   

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Job Snapshot

About Us

Firefighters and paramedics experience life’s most difficult situations daily. Post-traumatic stress disorder with co-occurring substance abuse is a major issue in fire houses across North America. The IAFF Center of Excellence is dedicated to assisting firefighters and emergency medical technicians struggling with these behavioral health challenges.

OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH IAFF

At Advanced Recovery Systems, our main focus is helping our clients regain control after substance use disorder has derailed their lives. Through evidence-based methods and decades of combined experience among our staff, the treatment centers in the ARS portfolio are top-flight centers for health and wellness.

Certain populations face a higher risk for addiction and behavioral health issues than others. The brave men and women who serve as firefighters and paramedics are some of the people most at risk for PTSD and co-occurring substance use disorders.

In fact, firefighters and paramedics experience PTSD and substance use disorders at twice the rate of the general population.

That’s why our partnership with the International Association of Fire Fighters makes sense. As North America’s major firefighter’s labor union, the organization represents more than 303,000 firefighters and paramedics in the United States and Canada.

The result of our partnership: The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery, a first-of-its-kind rehabilitation center designed especially for and by firefighters.