COMPANY: Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was established over 30 years ago to provide mental health and substance abuse services. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities impacted by substance abuse and behavioral health disorders. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Benefit eligibility is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.
POSITION PURPOSE: The Licensed Vocational Nurse dispenses medications, takes and records patients' vital signs, reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. LVN assesses ongoing symptomatology and provides crisis intervention as needed. LVN assists Registered Nurses in implementing the Patient Assistance Program.
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