Nurse L.P.N. – Pittsburgh, PA

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Position: Nurse L.P.N.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Description:  We are currently seeking a part-time nurse (24 hours) for early morning shifts.

Position Summary

The primary nursing function is to medicate and assess patients. The nurse will also collect urine and blood specimens for laboratory testing. The nurse will be accountable for accurate and timely documentation. Additional duties include, but not limited to:

  • Safe and accurate administration of medications as prescribed
  • Compliance with Discovery House policy and procedures, state and federal regulations
  • Accurate documentation
  • Patient assessments
  • Perform vein punctures as required by regulation
  • TB testing as required by regulation
  • Provision of accurate information regarding disease concept, TB, HIV, Hepatitis to patients as deemed necessary on an individual basis Health Education

Requirements:

Licensed L.P.N. in the State of PA. Experience with administering medication. Experience with substance abuse treatment is a plus.