Licensed Practical Nurse

Recruitment #220425-Y11C-32

Introduction

Apply at:  
https://odmhsas.applytojob.com/apply/06Jjllwt3v/Licensed-Practical-Nurse-LPN-URC

Position Located at our Enid Outpatient Facility.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Join a Team that CARES! At ODMHSAS, we believe in I.C.A.R.E. - Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our mission is to promote healthy communities and provide the highest quality care to enhance the well-being of all Oklahomans.

Northwest Center for Behavioral Health (NCBH) is recruiting for compassionate, dedicated behavioral health professionals! Help us make a difference in the lives of all Oklahomans.  About the Position: NCBH is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work as part of a highly skilled multi-discipline team of professionals to provide short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for individuals experiencing a mental health or chemical dependency crisis as part of the Urgent Recovery Center located in Enid, Oklahoma. The program is designed as an alternative treatment setting for those who need urgent (same day) intervention, but do not necessarily require the services of the Emergency Room. The LPN is assigned responsibilities for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care for individuals under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician. This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients and others. The URC provides up to 24 hours of crisis intervention and related services for individuals needing behavioral health services. The goal is to reduce recidivism and bridge the gap between the crisis center and our community partners. 

Job Type/ Salary:
Application Period: 04/25/2022 - Until Filled
Full-time (8 hour shift)
Annual Salary - Level I - $35,250  Level II- $39,000  Level III - $44,000
Extra $3.00/hour for working evenings/nights/weekends/Holidays
Primary Working Hours are 3:30pm-Midnight; 11:30pm-8:00am
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Number of Vacancies - 2 (Two)

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
(Level III)
Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and three (3) years of practical nursing experience.
(Level II) Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and one(1) years of practical nursing experience.
(Level I) Possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

About us: 
Northwest Center for Behavioral Health has Outpatient offices located in Enid, Alva, Fairview, Woodward and Enid.  For over 100 years we have been the areas leader in providing the best mental health care. We are currently recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our Urgent Recovery Center located in Enid, Oklahoma. The program is designed as an alternative treatment setting for those who need urgent (same day) intervention, but do not necessarily require the services of the Emergency Room.. Join our team of dedicated staff at Northwest Center for Behavioral Health.

Benefit Highlights:  ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.  

Our benefits include:
Generous state paid benefit allowance – Employees are given a specific amount each paycheck to help pay for insurance premiums!

A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations

Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care.

Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs

11 paid holidays

15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year

Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match

Student loan repayment options

Longevity Bonus for years of service 

Special Requirements: 
Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background.

Must possess a US driver’s license to perform job related travel if necessary. 

Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

(if Required) Applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and be able to pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.