The individual in this role will serve as a member of the Developmental Disabilities Mobile Crisis Response team. The focus of this program is to provide time-limited home and community based crisis services that support individuals with developmental disabilities in the community. An essential component of this program is the assessment of the individual situation to determine the appropriate response to the crisis. When the Developmental Disability Mobile Crisis team is dispatched to the crisis location, the team assesses the need for a referral or crisis services. Crisis services occur through intensive on-site or off-site supports. The crisis supports are provided on a time-limited basis.
The Crisis Support Home provides room, meals, and crisis services that are commensurate with the needs of each individual.
Responsibilities for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will include but not be limited to the following:
Work with the treatment team to provide direct care to individuals residing in Crisis Home based upon the individual treatment plan
Care includes providing medical treatments, administering medication and giving injections.
Helps individuals with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene, moving in bed, and standing and walking
Care may also include meal preparation, and light custodial duties
Measures and records clients vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration
Observes individuals in Crisis Home
Documents and reports any changes in client's conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, changes in behavior, etc. Notifies appropriate treatment team members and discusses any necessary action...
Transports or makes arrangements for transportation of clients to appointments in a timely manner
Vocational/Technical degree from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND Six months of nursing experience.
Posting ID: 556734615Posted: 2020-05-22