PRN Licensed Practical Nurse
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

Job Description

Recruiter: Erika Wilson
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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth?
Do you want a supportive work environment?
Do you want to be part of leading a youth and young adults to personal victory and success?

 If you answered “yes' then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Program Overview

Sequel Youth and Family Services of Montgomery, is an intensive residential treatment facility providing an array of gender specific, evidenced based and trauma informed services for female adolescents, ages 12-1eight, with serious and/or chronic emotional and/or behavioral management problems that interfere with the child’s ability to function in the family, school and/or community setting outside of a residential environment.

Position Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will monitor resident status in order to ensure continuity of health services and to evaluate and/or initiate appropriate action.  May work eight-12 hour shifts as approved by the Health Authority or Executive Director.  This position requires experience in administering TB skin tests and blood draws.

Job Opening for 1 PRN Licensed Practical Nurse.

Job Duties

  • Schedule student’s medical appointments.
  • Review consult forms and refer to consulting physician for further care.
  • Order medications.
  • End of month doctors’ orders (MAR).
  • Organize shift report, present in shift change.
  • Attends meetings such as in-service, student care meetings, nursing meetings, and staff meetings as directed by Supervisor and uses own initiative.
  • Monitor students using student record and contact sheets; Doctor’s orders and instructions; nursing policies and facility directive, in order to ensure continuity of student care and to initiate appropriate action.
  • Provides emergency life support to students and staff in life threatening situations using basic life support measures.
  • Administers prescribed student medication using standard nursing procedures and following Doctor’s orders via oral and written instructions.  Administration of medication is properly documented in accordance with program policy and procedure manual.
  • Document on program forms as necessary in a neat and legible manner using only black ink.  Forms should be completed and routed as noted in program directives and contain appropriate information.
  • Gathers and exchanges information with Doctor and other disciplines in an accurate, prompt, and concise manner.
  • Examines students thoroughly and in accordance with standard nursing procedures using stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, tongue blades, penlights, thermometer; reviews tests, lab results, past health findings and health records in order to establish physical status of student.  Documents completed assessment/screening immediately in student’s record.
  • Transcribes physical orders using Doctor Order Sheet in order to make available information from the physician to other pertinent staff.  Transcription of orders should be accurate using approved abbreviations.  Transcriptions are completed on same day of order and in accordance with program directives. 
  • Serves on the designated committees as assigned by Clinical Director.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and hold a current Practical Nurse License issued by the State of Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • One year nursing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Psychiatric nursing experience with youth preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Alabama Drivers License

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)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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