Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 40% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 3 weeks of vacation your 1st year and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer low cost medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, tuition reimbursement prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are seeking for a LPN for our Desert Cove Ave Residential Facility! The Desert Cove/19th Avenue site located near 19th Ave and Peoria provides 24 hour supervision for 15 SMI consumers in a community based setting. Work schedule will be Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work as part of a clinical multi-disciplinary team serving SMI adults. You will also provide medication assistance to clients residing in a Community Living setting providing behavioral and medically integrative health care.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor known health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity.
  • Review the effects and side effects of medications.
  • Improve medication adherence
  • Provide assistance with self-administration of medications when and where the individual needs them within the context of safety for the individual and staff providing services.
  • Provide monitoring of physical/medical status. 
  • Accepts medication orders from physician via telephone and medication records in accordance with State regulations, indications and resources.
  • Works with prescribers in the monitoring of medications and changing of medication orders.
  • Completes charting and record keeping per SBH/ADHS standards.
  • Participate in Clinical case staffing.
  • Facilitate coordination with the consumer’s clinical tea, PCP and other specailists as need
  • Assists in SBH chart audit process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
  • Must be a LPN, currently licensed in the States of Arizona. Must have post-degree experience of two years in the area of behavioral health and/or healthcare nursing.
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients, based upon need/requirements of the clinic and/or program    
  •  Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire     

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