Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) LPN

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Indianapolis, IN

Adult and Child Health - Primary Care

<p><strong>What drives the mission behind A&amp;C is the incredible compassion of our team. The needs of our growing client base push us to innovate &amp; collaborate in new ways to continuously evolve and strengthen our services.</strong></p> <p><strong>A&amp;C&rsquo;s impact resounds throughout Central Indiana with teams in Marion, Johnson, Bartholomew, Morgan, and surrounding counties. Whether a staff member works in one of our 120+ partnered schools, an office in Downtown Indy, a medical clinic, a homeless outreach team, or on the road as a community based life changer &ndash; they are all connected to the same mission.</strong></p> <p><strong>As a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, we are here to help everyone no matter their ability to pay. More than that, we are here to be your partner in health, inspiring hope and well-being.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Find out what our Staff says about <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Working Here</a>&nbsp;and our <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Application Process.</a></strong></p>

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Overview: Our full-time non-exempt (hourly) ACT Nurse LPN helps to support our mission and team so we can work in the most efficient and effective way. This position will work Monday - Friday during the core hours, with no weekend work. You may travel to other Adult &amp; Child Health locations as needed.<br /><br /><br /><br />Our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team provides services necessary to house individuals who are homeless in Indianapolis. The ACT Nurse works as part of this multidisciplinary team to provide medical education and healthcare support to Program participants. The nurse completes medical assessments related to the clients&rsquo; physical and behavioral health needs, administers medication in accordance with prescriber directions, and makes referrals to community medical providers and resources. Nursing services are provided in the clinic and out in the community.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Gather pertinent health data and assesses the patient's general condition.</li> <li>Provide basic patient care as ordered.</li> <li>Document care provided or procedures performed accurately as well as assessments, interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, and test results in medical records.</li> <li>Educates patient/family by way of educational materials.</li> <li>Coordinates care of patients with internal and external professionals.</li> <li>Has a working knowledge of Ethics and Legal parameters.</li> <li>Administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed.</li> <li>Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Valid LPN license in Indiana</li> <li>3 years of LPN experience preferred</li> <li>Baccalaureate or Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing</li> <li>CPR certification</li> <li>Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology</li> <li>Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies, and functions</li> <li>Can perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages</li> <li>Ability to use work equipment such as phone, computer, medical charts, stethoscope, echocardiography (EKG) machine, ear-washing instruments, blood pressure cuff, speculums, and other nursing items</li> <li>Communicate effectively in person, by phone, and in writing</li> <li>Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Adult &amp; Child Health offers an extensive benefits package that includes:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Work Life Balance</strong></p> <ul> <li>9 paid Holidays each year</li> <li>Generous PTO accrual plan with 156 hours of PTO in your first year (based on 40-hour weeks)</li> <li>Company PTO Donation Bank for catastrophic and emergency PTO needs</li> <li>Customizable flexible schedule options</li> </ul> <p><strong>Financial Well Being</strong></p> <ul> <li>Mileage reimbursement</li> <li>401k with up to 4% company matching</li> <li>4 Approved NHSC &amp; SUD Sites eligible for Loan Repayment Options (for applicable positions)</li> <li>Adult &amp; Child Health is a PSLF (Public Student Loan Forgiveness) eligible organization.</li> <li>Employee Referral Program offering Referral Bonus&rsquo; (for applicable positions)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Wellness</strong></p> <ul> <li>Customizable flexible scheduling options</li> <li>Service anniversary recognition program</li> <li>Medical PPO and High Deductible medical plans w/ telehealth options and mail order prescription program for generic maintenance drugs</li> <li>Medical and dependent care FSA plan; HSA plan with employer contributions</li> <li>Competitive dental and vision plans</li> <li>Employer paid STD, LTD, and life (additional life options available for purchase)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Growth &amp; Development Opportunities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Staff Development funds to meet continuous development, training and CEU needs</li> </ul>