Monday - Friday 4:45a to 10:30a
Hourly Rate: $21.70
Since 1971, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board has provided a comprehensive continuum of high-quality, essential, and community-based services to citizens of the Peninsula who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders.
Hampton Roads Clinic (HRC) offers a unique and specialized program for adults with a long history of dependence on opiates such as prescription pain medications, heroin and morphine. At HRC, we provide a comprehensive outpatient treatment and recovery services for individuals who have an opioid use diagnosis using methadone prescribed by a licensed physician. In addition to offering the evidence-based medication, methadone, we provide a continuum of psycho-social services to include counseling, peer support, care coordination and referrals to other social support services.
The LPN assists the staff physcian in the prescription, administration and monitoring of client medications; performs routine physical and mental health nursing assessments and provides supportive counseling. Monitors the medical needs of clients and administers methadone to clients. Prepares related documents and records. Incumbent may administer drug testing, T.B. testing and other medical screening.
Requirements: LPN with one year of experience in the administration of medication or in a substance abuse treatment, psychiatric setting or long term care facility including the dispensing of narcotic medication.
The selected candidate must successfully pass a criminal history fingerprint background investigation, DMV record check, Child Registry search, drug screening test and employment reference checks.