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Hennepin County Medical Center Nurse Licensed Practical - Addiction Medicine Clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Nurse Licensed Practical - Addiction Medicine Clinic (200482) Current vacancy is full time with benefits, 80 hours per payperiod, primarily day shift and rotating Saturday mornings. This positionwill work with the 245G program and Office Base Clinic. New Grad LPN's welcome to apply. Minnesota Department of Human Services (Rule 31) requiresthat licensed chemical dependency treatment programs and individuals hired intosuch clinics will need to sign a declaration of being free of substance useissues at the present time and for the two years prior toemployment. SUMMARY Using an automated dispensing system administer methadone and other prescribed medications accurately in accordance with policy and procedure. With the context of the Hennepin County Medical Center Relationship-Based Care Practice Model, under the direction of providers and/or the registered nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse assists providers in the delivery of care and performs nursing functions within the LPN scope of practice. RESPONSIBILITIES Perform assigned clinical tasks under the direction of a provider or a registered nurse including: administer and dispense medications and immunizations Provides accurate and timely dispensing of methadone and other medications in accordance with program policy Maintain dispensing records in accordance with DEA regulations and program policy and procedures Contribute to the initial and ongoing assessment of patients Obtain urine sample collection and perform breathalyzer tests as ordered Obtain patient information and medical history including current medications, allergies, chief complaint, and immunization schedule Perform basic patient care activities including taking and charting vital signs Under the direction of a registered nurse, provide patient education from standardized teaching plans Transcribe orders, maintain telephone communication, and call prescription refills as directed by providers Assist with tracking and review of medical records and lab results Clean equipment and rooms. Maintain a safe environment Procure and stock equipment and supplies and ensure that equipment is operable through quality assurance checks Maintain clinical competence within the area of specialty Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with patient and family, team members, department and medical center personnel Perform other duties as assigned, but only when trained to do so ***MVNA*** SUMMARY MVNA/HOTC/HOV is committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilingual and bicultural skills to apply for positions at MVNA/HOTC/HOV. The MVNA vision is using compassion and ingenuity to profoundly impact the health and independence of individuals, families and communities. MVNA values are: competence, excellence, collaboration, respect, resourcefulness, and compassion. To provide nursing care to appropriate clients in accordance with agency objectives, goals and policies. To promote the recovery of clients and their return to independent functioning; or to maintain clients in safe home environment. RESPONSIBILITIES Making home visits according to schedule of six (6)-(7) visits per day minimum Coordinating care with PHN/RN case manager Contributing to the development of nursing care plan Keeping E-Chart medical records according to Agency guidelines and uses them appropriately in providing nursing care to clients and their families Promptly notifying case managers, physicians, and other related professionals about changes in clients' condition Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an approved course in practical nursing Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Minnesota Board of Nursing Current CPR certification Preferred Qualifications: LPN positions in Addiction Medicine require one year o