at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Description

PRN LPN’s Needed

Program Overview

Located approximately 30 miles west of Knoxville, TN, Kingston Academy is a 52-bed coed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) helping children between the ages of 5 to 17. Both our Residential and Educational programs are licensed and accredited by Joint Commission (JCAHO), as well as Department of Mental Health and Disability services.  Kingston Academy not only serves children from Tennessee, but also children from Nevada, Kentucky, Arkansas, West Virginia and North Carolina.  We focus on behavioral change through the power of choice. Staff builds strong relationships with students to help them understand the choices that they have.  This method with structure and consistency allows trust to grow between our students and staff.  Students play such an important role to our structure that they participate in our staff orientation, trainings and campus government.

Programs offered include:

  • Long–term residential treatment for boys and girls ages 5 to 17 years old
  • Therapeutic Day school
  • Intensive Day Treatment
  • Intensive Short-Term Track (60-day program)

Job Overview

Kingston Academy has immediate needs for PRN LPNs.  Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the LPN assists in directing patient care for children/adolescents as prescribed by doctor/treatment team, provides medical management and safety/crisis management, will administer medications, complete assessments/evaluations and assist with admissions.

 Job Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and have a current TN State LPN License.

  • CPR certification.

  • Valid TN Driver's license with good driving record.

  • Experience working with children preferred.

  • Psychiatric nursing experience a plus.

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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